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January 15, 2024

Veterinary Dermatologist

Job Description:

Join Our Growing Team at Bay State Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Services (BSVESS) in Southern New England

Are you a passionate Veterinary Dermatologist looking for a rewarding opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and expanding specialty practice?  Look no further!  Bay State Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Services (BSVESS) is thrilled to announce a unique opportunity for a dedicated dermatologist to join our team.

About Us: Established in 2006, BSVESS has been providing 24-hour emergency care, internal medicine, and surgery services.  In the summer of 2024, we will move into a newly renovated 36,000-sf building, equipped with expanded internal medicine and surgery services, a much-needed radiation oncology center, and upcoming additions of ophthalmology, cardiology, and dermatology services.

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love. There are no corporate pressures on the specialists – we just practice excellent medicine and try to do right by our clients and patients.

Our Culture: BSVESS takes pride in fostering a collegial and supportive environment, maintaining a “family” feel despite our growth. We value building a team of doctors dedicated to excellent medicine, mutual respect, and a positive, cooperative approach to their work.

The Opportunity: We are seeking specialists eager to contribute to our growth and maintain our unique “family” feel.  The ideal candidate will bring a friendly, positive, and cooperative approach to their work.  With a focus on excellent medicine and a commitment to a supportive team culture, BSVESS offers a chance to make a significant impact.

Facility Highlights:

  • Large intensive care unit staffed 24/7 by highly trained technicians, experienced emergency clinicians, and criticalists.
  • State-of-the-art equipment, including digital radiography, ultrasound, CT, endoscopic equipment, and a linear accelerator.
  • Investment in dermatology diagnostic and surgical equipment as needed.
  • Ample office space for clinicians to focus on records and calls.

Location: Situated in Swansea, MA, just 15 minutes from Providence, RI, and easily accessible to Cape Cod and the Greater Boston area. Our location provides diverse living options, from urban to rural and beach communities.


  • Insurance plans through United Healthcare
  • Dental plans through Delta Dental
  • Vision coverage through VSP
  • Complimentary Life Insurance $5,000 for full-time team members (includes $5,000 AD&D)
  • Voluntary Accident and Short-Term Disability coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account option
  • Paid Vacation Time and Paid Sick Time
  • 401k plan offered to full-time and part-time (over 1000-hours annually) employees after one full year of employment
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Generous Continuing Education Program
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Team Member Discounts for Pet Care
  • Reimbursement for: state Veterinary license, DEA license, state VMA dues, AVMA dues, +/- Specialty dues
  • AVMA Professional Liability Insurance (PLIT) provided


  • Candidate must be a Diplomate of ACVD OR residency trained, and eligible to sit for certifying exam. 
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a license to practice in Massachusetts.

Join BSVESS in shaping the future of veterinary medicine while preserving the supportive and familial atmosphere that sets us apart. We look forward to welcoming a new member to our dedicated team!

Contact Information:

How to Apply: If you are a veterinary dermatologist looking to be part of a dynamic and growing team, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV and cover letter online.  If you have questions about the hospital or position, please email Dr. Justine Johnson: