Huriot — Harm Reduction Specialist at Berkshire Health Systems

Harm Reduction Specialist

Berkshire Health Systems

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Role Details


  • Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Harm Reductionist will be 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 (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • 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 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Jan 16, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Salary: negotiable
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