Thank you for your interest in a career with Southern Vitreoretinal Associates. Our practice has a passion for helping our community and we welcome driven, authentic individuals to join our team! SVA is committed to following EEOC and ADA regulations.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package:

Medical (HSA), Dental, Vision, Life, EAP, 401K (4% match), Profit Sharing, PTO, and 9 Paid Holidays. 



Current Job Openings

Ophthalmic Technician

Southern Vitreoretinal Associates provides the most advanced eye care in the Southeast. We are looking for an Ophthalmic Technician for our Tallahassee, Valdosta, and Albany locations. Experience is not required, but must be willing to learn.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate with patients and physicians
  • Obtain medical history, visual acuity, ocular pressure, and EOM. Progression to photography, ocular procedure assisting and medical scribing
  • Updating patient charts with accuracy
  • Maintains knowledge of operations required for clinical equipment and drugs

Requirements and qualifications: No experience necessary! We are willing to train those who are willing to learn.

  • Must be able to lift 15- 20 lbs
  • Prolonged periods of standing and working on computers
  • Scrubs required for uniform
  • Travel to satellite offices. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Pay for travel time and mileage
  • Work hours are Monday through Friday. 10 hour work days, 4 days a week. Typically, 7:20am – 5-6pm

Job Type and Pay:

  • Full-time
  • Starting pay is $15-18 per hour

Email a copy of your resume to Human Resources Manager Jenna Sananes at

Business Office Specialist

Our Central Business Office is located in Tallahassee, Florida. The ideal applicants will have an extensive knowledge of medical billing, collections, and reimbursement of claims. They will also be highly proficient with all aspects of verifying eligibility and benefits, working patient and insurance accounts, and obtaining authorizations. This person should be a self-starter that works well in a team environment as well as individually with attention to detail.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Works accounts as assigned, to resolve issues with outstanding encounters and claims in a timely manner, to ensure SVA receives the reimbursement due for services rendered.

2. Works denials, zero pays, and any correspondence received with an expected 40 hour (5 business days) turn around, reviewing and taking corrective action on denials identified, to obtain reimbursement.

3. Works clearinghouse rejections, correcting/resolving issues and resubmitting payment for reimbursement.

4. Appeals incorrectly paid or denied claims in a timely manner with insurance utilizing payer portals and/or telephone contact with the payer for resolution of issues.

5. Follows up on problem EOBs and “zero” pays that need to be resolved, working with Payment Posting Specialist to ensure correct posting of payments/adjustments.

6. Recognize trends within Insurance AR, keeping Business Office Manager informed and assists in seeking resolution of issues identified.

7. Use and understand the user defined dashboards in NextGen for the work being performed. Maintain productivity goals set by the SVA management.

8. Research credit balances identified on accounts being worked correcting issues creating the credit if possible or providing documentation to the Credit Coordinator, for further research or refund issue.

9. Enters appropriate account notes into NextGen system, documenting actions taken, with the expected end results.

10. Ability and willingness to cross train to assist with other billing functions when needed.


1. High School diploma or equivalent.

2. Well organized and detail oriented.

3. Working knowledge/experience with medical billing software.

4. Understanding of private insurance rules and regulations.

Job Type and Pay:

  • Full-time
  • Starting pay is $17-19 per hour

Email a copy of your resume to Human Resources Manager Jenna Sananes at