Emergency Veterinarian - Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center

Veterinarian - ER Round Rock, Texas


Position at Heart of Texas

Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center, located in the Round Rock, TX (a suburb of Austin), is currently seeking a full-time, ER Veterinarian to join our team.



We are an AAHA-accredited, Fear Free Certified, full-service, 24/7 hospital, with dedicated doctors providing high-quality medical care to the companion animal population in Austin and surrounding areas. We provide specialty care in the departments of: Emergency, Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Oncology (Medical). We partner with an on-site Cardiologist 2 days a week and have an ultrasound (performed with a sonographer and reviewed by a radiologist) available Monday-Saturday.




The Austin area is home to a wide variety of activities and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. In addition to being home to many technology corporations, Austin is known as "The Live Music Capital of the World", highlighted by a robust restaurant scene, multiple festivals, many outdoor activities, and water sports at the area lakes/rivers. We have mild winters and warm summers, with lots of sun!



  • The ONLY ER/Specialty hospital currently Fear Free Certified in the area.
  • Fully equipped with a full range of diagnostic and treatment equipment, including commercial-grade lab diagnostics, ECG, blood pressure monitoring, pulse oximetry, anesthesia & telemetry.
  • We also provide ultrasound (we have a sonographer and radiologist review available Monday-Saturday) CT, fluoroscopy, digital radiography, rhinoscopy, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and cystoscopy.
  • A core of dedicated specialists in internal medicine, surgery, medical oncology, and a contracted cardiologist.
  • Supportive and helpful relief pool to help with ER Staffing and coverage.
  • An amazing support team to assist our Dr.'s with complex cases.
  • Experienced Medical Director and Manager- we value open communication and want to be supportive of DVM wellness.



  • Build relationships with colleagues, clients, and support staff to ensure a compassionate and collaborative work environment.
  • Motivated to foster a learning environment for colleagues, support staff, and veterinary students visiting the hospital.
  • Triage and facilitate treatment plans for emergency patients.
  • Continue care of specialty patients who are hospitalized overnight and on weekends.
  • Maintain complete and accurate medical records.
  • Provide clear and complete communication to clients and support staff.
  • Communicate with referral partners (verbally and with referral letters)
  • Attend morning rounds to collaborate with specialists on the currently hospitalized patients.
  • Maintain a positive and supportive work culture.
  • Support the hospital's Fear-Free culture and commitment.


You take great care of Animals. We take great care of YOU!



  • Competitive compensation (no negative accrual)
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Health benefits (vision/dental/life insurance too)
  • 401k w/ employer match
  • Mental health support; 24/7 Lyra Health
  • 8-weeks paid parental leave
  • Paid PURRental leave for a newly adopted pet
  • Bereavement leave to include loss of pet leave
  • Annual paid time off
  • Generous employee pet discounts
  • Annual CE stipend and dedicated CE PTO
  • Hospital is stocked with fresh snacks and beverages for staff to enjoy regularly

 And so much More! 


For more information, contact [email protected].

At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.