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!


Benefits – our care in action- Some of these benefits are for PT and FT Associates only. 

We believe in supporting people as individuals and designed our benefits to address all aspects of your well-being. Here, you’ll have the quality of life (and work) to meet your unique needs.  

We center our benefits around...  

  • Family support and wellness so that you have security and support no matter the size and shape of your family 
  • Financial stability so that you feel confident in your future 
  • Mental health & well-being, as we recognize and offer resources to alleviate the unique challenges that come with veterinary care 
  • Educational support because knowledge isn’t just power, it’s fundamental  

Plus, we have a Medical Excellence & Education platform including a Clinical Research Committee, Specialty Directors Board, Doctor Mentorship Committee, and more! This platform is designed to support and empower you with the knowledge, tools, and resources to strengthen and nurture your professional journey.



  • 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.