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Location:  Portland, ME

Institution:  Portland Veterinary Emergency

Are you a veterinary anesthesiologist that is looking to be an integral part of a supportive, energetic, passionate, and congenial professional family?  A place where you are surrounded by a group of trained and licensed technicians and a compassionate, dedicated team?  In the words of our Founder, Dr. Marta Agrodnia; a place where you can help animals?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

Portland Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Care (PVESC) located in Portland, Maine is growing, and we are looking to expand our anesthesia service.  With a full array of critical care and anesthesia monitoring modalities we have everything you need to practice the highest level of care.  Hospital equipment includes telemetry, high-flow oxygen, color-flow ultrasound (3), video endoscopy, otoscopy, cystoscopy, laparoscopy, arthroscopy, digital radiography, a full on-site laboratory, cold laser (2), PulseVet shockwave, PRP & stem cell therapy, a CT scanner, and MRI. You will join an amazing team of collaborative specialists in internal medicine (4), surgery (5), critical care (2), oncology, ophthalmology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, and radioactive iodine therapy.

Our hospital has grown exponentially over the past twenty years, and we will be moving into a brand new, state-of-the-art 42,000 sq ft hospital in early 2025. We would love to show you the plans! Our goal has always been to practice the highest level of care while being laser focused on our clients, patients, and community.  Our new hospital will support us as we continue to grow and serve the Portland community.

As part of our continued growth, we are thrilled to announce that we recently partnered with Pieper Veterinary in CT, Mass-RI Veterinary ER in Swansea, MA and Metropolitan Veterinary Associates in Norristown, PA.  This partnership of Veterinarian led hospitals is committed to providing the highest level of care in the Northeast.

At PVESC you will enjoy a supportive culture that is committed to employee wellness.  In addition to a generous salary our benefits package is designed to support you personally and professionally.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Equity Options after 90 days of employment
  • A Safe Harbor 401K with up to a 4% match and immediate vesting
  • Signing and Relocation Bonus
  • Fully Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Fully paid Liability Insurance including license defense through AVMA PLIT.
  • DEA and State Licensing Fees
  • AVMA, Maine VMA and ACVAA Membership Dues
  • Eligibility for insurance and 401K benefits are the first of the month following your start date


Portland was recently voted the #1 place to live in the Northeast by Travel & Leisure magazine and consistently ranks in the top ten places to live in the US. If you prefer a thriving downtown, a cozy neighborhood, or a farm surrounded by acreage we have it all within a short drive.  Come to PVESC and enjoy the coastline, islands, mountains, working waterfront, 5-star restaurants, microbreweries, wineries, concerts, opera, theatre, museums, and professional sports teams that make Maine special.  There is always something to do!


To hear more about this amazing position reach out to Patrick O’Keefe, LVT or call 973-986-0620 anytime.