Pulmonology Critical Care – Unity Health Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Job Description


Beautiful Area Northeastern Ohio, Excellent Practice with Unity Health Network Cuyahoga Falls, OH 

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here’s your opportunity. We’re going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

As a part of the OptumCare network, Unity Health Network is seeking a Pulmonology Critical Care physician to join our growing team in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of pulmonary/ critical care related health problems
  • Compliance with all coding and documentation requirements
  • Practice evidence-based medicine
  • In and outpatient mix
  • Practices in accordance with the respective state laws and regulations governing the practice of advanced practice nursing
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with members and their legal representatives, facility staff, PCPs, and other collaborating physicians/providers
  • Completes follow-up and post-hospital assessments according to documented standard operating procedure
  • Provides counsel, support, and education to facility staff
  • Supports FCMs in developing and providing in-service educational programs to facility staff
  • Participates in management meetings that include, but may not be limited to:
    • Weekly case conference reviews
    • Monthly staff meetings
    • Schedule Joint Operating Committee meetings
    • Quarterly Quality Improvement Committee meetings
    • Continuing education/journal club programs
  • Implements HEDIS measure campaigns and other quality initiatives as directed by Corporate Health Services to ensure the highest standards of care and to promote the improvement of care management and delivery
  • Requires participation in clinical on-call program as plan expands
  • Keeps current on relevant medical and nursing research, technology, and related issues by attending continuing education courses, professional meetings, and journal reviews
  • Perform related duties as necessary and other duties as assigned

Position Highlights

  • Our physicians provide comprehensive pulmonary critical care medicine including inpatient critical care, inpatient consultation, outpatient clinic, post-acute care, bronchoscopy procedures, navigational bronchoscopy capability and EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound). Candidates trained in Sleep Medicine may also incorporate sleep into their practice.
    • Physician-led, patient centered team-based environment, offering a value-based practice model with a diversified patient base, competitive salary, and benefits
  • High Risk Care Management program
  • Fewer patients per day, longer patient visits
  • Joining three colleagues in one office
    • Flexible scheduling options
    • Large referring base
    • Teaching opportunities

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

  • Excellent compensation includes Base and Incentives
  • Robust benefits include
    • CME Time & Allowance
    • Excellent PTO package
    • Retirement package including employer funded contributions
    • Company paid malpractice insurance.


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Unrestricted medical licensure in the state of Ohio, or able to obtain
  • Active and unrestricted DEA License, or ability to obtain
  • Board certified M.D. or D.O. Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board certified M.D or D.O or eligible Critical Care
  • Willing or ability to On Call Participation 
  • Proven ability to maintenance of privileges with no restrictions at hospital where procedures will be performed


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of clinical experience 
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Proven participation in Critical Care Rounding
  • Proven interest in Teaching 

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