Center for HIV/AIDS Care & Research at BMC

Center for HIV/AIDS Care & Research

Text Size Increase Text Size Decrease Font Size Print Page

Employment Opportunities

HIV Counselor (Full-Time)

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting pre-and-post HIV test counseling sessions and performs HIV tests;
  • Consulting clinic staff on issues regarding HIV/AIDS prevention;
  • recording and maintaining program data; and
  • Light case management and referral services for clients.

Skill requirements:

  • HIV counseling and testing certification;
  • Experience using OraSure (OMT) and OraQuick Advance (Rapid Test);
  • An interest in HIV prevention and education;
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to populations at risk for HIV
  • Demonstrated ability to work with community-based organizations;
  • Strong computer skills (email, internet, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access);
  • strong writing skills;
  • experience working within an interdisciplinary team;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; and
  • motivation and self-direction

Educational requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent.


  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Vision care insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • 403(b) open retirement plan
  •  BMC 403(b) retirement plan
  • Earned time and extended sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Mortgage assistance program
  • MBTA Passes
  • Parking

American with Disabilities:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, may apply for the position of HIV Counselor, Candidates must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis

Position Type:


Bi-lingual/bi-cultural candidates are encouraged to apply!

Contact Us:

For more information and/or to apply for this position by submitting a resume, please contact Vanessa Sasso at 617.414.5432 or  


Call: 617.414.4290
Fax: 617.414.4285

STD Program

Call: 617.414.4290, option #3
STD Hotline: 617.414.4081

Boston Medical Center
Center for Infectious Diseases
Dowling Building
Ground Floor
850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

HIV Testing/Project TRUST

Walk-in Service / No Appointment Necessary
Call: 617.414.4495

721 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02118
M– F, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Testing available 9 am – 4 pm

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.414.4290
Fax: 617.414.4285

Administration Offices

Center for HIV/AIDS Care & Research
Dowling Building, 3rd Floor
771 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
Call: 617.414.7059
Fax: 617.638.8070

Evans Biomedical Research Center
650 Albany Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Call: 617.414.3504
Fax: 617.414.5283

Learn More

Quick Links

Center for Infectious Diseases
Directions to BMC
HIV Testing/Project Trust
Walk-in STD Clinic

Downloads (PDF)

BMC Campus Map
What Makes BMC Special

Go to Top ^