Veterinarian - Medical Director

Medical Leadership Austin, Texas


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Medical Director
Austin, TX
 Now offering a sign-on bonus!
Thrive South Lamar is focused on raising the bar in veterinary medicine while lowering costs for our clients. From nose to tail, we specialize in the kind of thorough, routine treatment that makes up 90% of all veterinary visits.

Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery all performed with state-of-the-art equipment.

We value independent thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. We have a high technician to doctor ratio creating a fast-paced, fun, and friendly environment. Most importantly, we put high quality medicine first and pride ourselves on scheduling that allow our teams to maintain a work-life balance. 
As the head of your General Practice, you’ll have the guidance and resources to excel as a leader. This includes access to a Medical Initiatives Committee to become stronger and more equipped to develop your practice.  
Who we are looking for  
  • A strong leader who wants to build a great medical team.  
  • 3 or more years of experience as a veterinarian. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Sound medical reasoning skills and strong medical ethics. 
As Medical Director, you’ll have the guidance and resources to excel as a leader. This includes access to a Medical Initiatives Committee and Thrive Certified Leader Curriculum to become stronger and more equipped to develop your practice.  
Experience & Skills Requirements  
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM / VMD) or equivalent degree required. 
  • State Veterinary Board License and must be in good standing for the state in which they intend to be hired, prior to their start date. 
  • Active DEA license or DEA licensure eligible. 
Benefits – our care in action  
We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits include:  
  • ​​​​​Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions  
  • Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations  
  • Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets  
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions  
  • Continuing education support through free courses, CE credits and paid time off to complete 
  • And so much more!  
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.  
To learn more about this amazing opportunity, apply today or reach out to us at    
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.