Harm Reduction Specialist


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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street

Phone:(413) 447-2784
Website: berkshirehealthsystems.org

Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.

Harm Reduction Specialist
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional
Some High School Coursework

Harm Reduction Specialist – Full Time - Day Shift

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Primary Function
    • Responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to individuals who use drugs
    • Strategies include overdose prevention education and naloxone distribution, safer injection education, basic wound assessment and care, distribution of syringes and safer injection supplies within a harm reduction framework, and risk reduction education related to transmission of HIV, Hepatitis C and other STI’s
  • Position Qualifications
    • Experience
      • Knowledge of Harm Reduction principles and practices
      • Experience with substance use disorder
    • Education and Training
      • High school diploma required
      • Must complete all mandatory trainings required by DPH and BMC
    • License, Certification & Registration
      • None
  • Other Requirements
    • Ability to work with diverse populations across Western MA
    • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
    • Ability to provide high quality non-judgmental services


Berkshire Health Systems offers one of the most comprehensive Benefit Plans you can find! This includes but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Pension Plan and much more

Berkshire Health Systems supports diversity in our workforce.

 Click here to apply! https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/berkshire/#/job/15292 Or visit www.berkshirehealthsystems.org and click on Employment to see our other available positions!

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