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 standards.

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

Retina Surgeon

We are seeking a Fellowship trained Retina Surgeon to join our established, busy, non-PE, retina-only private practice based in Tallahassee, Florida. Our practice of six board certified retina surgeons covers North Florida and South Georgia. Our group offers schedule flexibility, partner support, and generous benefits. We have three busy Georgia satellites and a clinical trials team. Florida’s population continues to grow, and Tallahassee is the epicenter of the northern region.

Southern Vitreoretinal Associates offers a guaranteed base salary and unlimited upside via an attainable production bonus. We value a balanced work-life approach and offer plenty of vacation and CME days. Benefits include malpractice, health, life, and disability insurance with a generous retirement plan including a 401K (with matching) and a profit-sharing plan.

Our practice is an equal ownership model with the goal of adding more partners. We are looking for an entrepreneurial minded physician who wants to remain independent long-term, relishes self-governance, and wants to control their own destiny. Equity acquisition is reasonable with generous pre-tax payment terms.
If you are interested in a stellar opportunity with a stellar group, please email:

Edward Grogg, CEO

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.

Job Description

  • Effectively communicate with patients and physicians
  • Obtain medical history, visual acuity and ocular pressure. Update patient charts when needed.
  • Progression to photography, ocular procedure assisting, and medical scribing
  • Maintain knowledge of operations required for clinical equipment and medication


  • Prolonged periods of standing and computer work
  • Travel between offices when necessary
  • Must be able to lift 20 lb when necessary

Pay ranges from $15-17/hr

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

Business Office Specialist

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.

Job Description

Payment posting to accounts receivable system from all insurance carriers, patients, and funding companies.

  • Extensive A/R work, claim denials, submitting appeals, checking claim statuses, confirming payments match fee schedules, calling insurance companies
  • Obtaining insurance eligibility and benefits information with all major insurance companies.
  • Able to explain patients benefits to patients in a clear and professional manner
  • Obtain authorizations for office visits and physician administered medications
  • Calculate patient amount due and contact patient via telephone
  • Review schedules prior to date of service
  • Will approve scheduled and same day injections after checking for necessary authorizations and communicate such to clinical staff
  • Maintains excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with physicians, patients, and co-workers
  • Working with Patient Assistance Programs to enroll patients and the ability to explain these programs to patients
  • ICD -10 / CPT Code knowledge
  • Knowledge of how to read and interpret explanation of benefits
  • Payment posting to accounts receivable system


  • 2 years of billing experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy with medical accounts receivable programs and internet-based websites
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Able to follow directions quickly and efficiently with varying workloads and interruptions. Must be able to work well under pressure and deal with coworkers in a courteous and cooperative manner.

Pay ranges from $16.00 – $20.00/hour

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