Nurse Consultant

Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save. 

Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.

Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.

About the role

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Regular Part-Time Nurse Consultant to join our dynamic Donor Centre team in Calgary-Eau Claire, Alberta.  In this role, you will act as a coach and resource to Donor Centre staff performing donor eligibility screening and clinic situations. You will manage the consultation process and contribute to a continuous quality improvement environment on Donor Centre’s.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Provides guidance to clinic staff performing donor screening as per the consultation process.
  • Promotes and supports knowledge transfer and progressive learning and development.
  • Assists with and/or resolves donor screening situations when consulted by clinic staff.
  • Performs activities as assigned by the Clinic Supervisor/Charge Nurse.
  • Acts as a role model in the delivery of customer service excellence.
Required skills:
  • Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) and currently registered, or eligible for registration, with CARNA. 
  • A minimum of three years of related experience is considered an asset. 
  • Previous experience in a regulated blood collection environment.
  • Experience in a continuous quality improvement environment would be an asset. 
  • Experience in preceptor and/or coaching others to enhance job performance is also considered an asset.  
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, the ability to communicate with and provide excellent customer service to a diverse donor base. 
  • The ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with other clinic services staff, management, and volunteers. 
  • Having a working knowledge of personal computers is desirable.  
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.


  • Starting rate: $36.86/Hourly
  • Comprehensive group health, dental and vision benefits
  • Choice of defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan 
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, and much more

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives.

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*Please note that only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with us.

Questions and Answers


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What is the working language?

The working language at Canadian Blood Services is English. Some positions do have additional language requirements, other than English, and these requirements will be indicated on the job posting. Fluency in English is a bona fide occupational requirement for all positions.

It is recommended that resumes be provided in English to ensure maximum visibility by our recruiters. Resumes provided in French will be translated by our internal translation department. Our selection process, including applicant pre-screening and interviews, is in English.

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