United Health Overview

UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that’s dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions worldwide. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others.

Advancing health equity

We are committed to enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes. Here are the initiatives we are taking to push health equity forward.

Expanding access to care

85% of our members will receive preventive care services annually by 2030

Improving health care affordability

55%+ of our outpatient surgeries and radiology services will be delivered at high-quality, cost-efficient sites of care by 2030

Achieving better health outcomes

600 million gaps in care will be closed for our members by the end of 2025

United Health Overview

We’re dedicated to improving the lives of others. Part of that is providing people with jobs they are passionate about and giving them opportunities to help them reach their goals. We hire across a variety of fields with 50% of our jobs being remote-friendly. Once you join, you’ll find that we are invested in helping you develop professionally as we present you with opportunities to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

We’ll provide you with the latest data, technology and tools, enabling you to provide care for your patients in ways that make health care more responsive and innovative. Help us build better care models and healthier communities.
Work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We are using data analytics, leading-edge development tools and high-end cybersecurity to help millions of people receive care.
Customer Service and claims
Help us revolutionize the health care system by connecting our members with the resources they need when they need them. You’ll have access to the latest tools, training and opportunities to continue growing your career with us.
Corporate services
We offer a variety of career opportunities to enable you to grow in the directions that best fit your passions. As a global company, we have a wide range of fields for you to help us improve the health care system. Some of the career paths available include administrative support services, business analytics and operations, finance and accounting, human resources and legal teams.
Project management
Our work brings better health care solutions to people around the globe. Project managers like you can help us reach our goals successfully. The work you do in helping our teams navigate their tasks will enhance the impact we make on the lives of those we serve.
Sales and marketing
Our sales and marketing teams raise the bar through creativity, innovation, passion and a commitment to connecting people to innovative health services.
Health care operations
Use a blend of technology and analysis to help create insight, interface with subject matter experts, build new models and help set a direction for how our organization operates, making health care more accessible and affordable.
Our consulting teams are making a difference in health care by sharing insights, providing guidance and defining future technological innovations as part of our Government Consulting and Healthcare Advisory Consulting teams.

United Health Overview

At UnitedHealth Group, your total health and well-being are important to us. That’s why we have comprehensive benefits and resources to help you be your best at work and at home. Some of the benefits that you and the ones you love will enjoy when you start a career with us include:

Health and well-being programs and services
Flexible work schedule and remote-friendly positions
Health, vision, and dental benefits
HSA and FSA eligible plans
401(k) savings plan
Childcare benefits
Short-term/long-term disability coverage
Basic life insurance and AD&D
Employee stock purchase plan
Home office stipend for remote employees

United Health Overview

At UnitedHealth Group, we value the distinctive talents and perspectives each employee brings to our workplace. As a diverse, global company, we have the capability to solve the world’s most complex health care problems while representing the communities we serve. 

Here are some of our milestones in advancing equity and inclusion: 

  • The Disability Equality Index® (DEI) has named UnitedHealth Group one of the best places to work for disability inclusion in 2023. 
  • Prospanica recognized UnitedHealth Group with the 2021 Brillante Award for Corporate Excellence. The award is given to organizations that make outstanding contributions to the Hispanic community.  
  • UnitedHealth Group received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index 2023-2024, earning the distinction as a “Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion.” 
  • The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative, recognized UnitedHealth Group as one of the 50 most community-minded organizations. UnitedHealth Group has received this honor every year since the initiative began in 2012. 
  • We established an Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Board made up of members of our senior executive team, who meet quarterly to hold us accountable for making progress. 
  • We are advancing diversity through partnerships with local chapters of many national organizations such as The National Black MBA Association, Prospanica, Reaching Out MBA, as well as the AARP, U.S. Military, and a variety of organizations that support college students.