"Gymnastics is a sport of concentration, flexibility and the correct approach. This plays directly into my professional life as well."
-Sakshi, National Level Rhythmic Gymnast, Senior Reporting Analyst
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Smart. Creative. Dedicated. Hard working. Mission driven. We attract, recruit, and hire only the best and brightest people to help solve challenges, improve quality, create sustainability, and craft competitive superiority within one of the world’s largest, most complex and most demanding health care systems. Across the board, we are an elite team of self-motivated and self-directed employees. We understand that relationships are critical to help people work together. We have greater expectations of ourselves and others. As an elite team we value integrity by honoring commitments and never compromising on ethics. Trust is earned and preserved through truthfulness, integrity, active engagement and collaboration with colleagues. At UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find we’re not just inventive in our approach to new solutions; we honor relationships and we build trust through collaboration.
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"When I sing fiercely in front of a stadium filled with 2000 people, [or] a meeting room or a round table discussion—I put my ideas and skills forward with confidence and positive energy."
-Ashutosh, Lead Vocalist and Guitarist, IT Support Specialist
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Innovation has always been at the core of our company. A legacy of trying new methods, of pushing beyond established norms, and of expecting more is distinctly prevalent at UnitedHealth Group. Today we’re building on our legacy of innovation to focus on practical and purposeful innovation that builds value and benefits for the entire health care system - so it truly works for everyone. We’re intensifying our focus on innovation in benefit designs. We’re looking at new ways to serve consumers, employers and care providers. We’re also on the cutting edge in the application of clinical data and science-based best practices. As an employee at UnitedHealth Group you will help us learn from the experiences of the past and use those insights to invent a better future to make the health care environment work and serve everyone more fairly, productively and consistently. Here you’ll find a desire to consistently reach for greater, more meaningful ways to deliver health care and health insurance to those who need it the most.
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"UnitedHealth Group has afforded me the chance to connect my passion to my work life...to bring my work with the human rights campaign into UnitedHealth Group as I advocate for corporate equality."
-Dr. Tom K., Air force Veteran and State Chorale Member, VP Strategic Assessment, Provider & Patient Care Read more about Dr. Tom
We continue to be, and have been, a leader in the health care industry. We focus on quality, drive innovation, and demonstrate integrity in everything we do. And it shows. Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 1 for Innovation in the Insurance and Managed Care category on its list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Becoming an employee at UnitedHealth Group means joining a Fortune 20 company that provides health and well-being services to people through all stages of life. Most importantly, we’re in this together—helping millions of people live healthier lives.
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"With photography and my work, I know that it is only with patience that I can capture the right angle or solve a particular problem. When I rush, my work is compromised due to the critical nature of the task before me."
- Emer, Outdoor Photographer, IT Support Specialist
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When you present a better idea here, you’ll have the satisfaction of seeing that idea get shared among smart people, get respectful consideration, get built upon, and often, come to fruition. You’ll find we empower each other to think and speak freely—to find imaginative solutions. Because here, empowerment is a shared value—a cultural norm—that enables exceptional people to achieve exceptional quality in their work. Risk taking is a norm—an expectation in many areas. Accountability and measurement help guide and manage risk rather than deter it. You will be accountable and responsible for consistently delivering high quality and superior results that make a difference. Working here you will be committed to demonstrating excellence in everything you do. As an employee with UnitedHealth Group, your impact on the work that you do is greater than you can imagine.
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“When you move throughout the rooms doing renovations, you gain a greater appreciation of the whole... I’ve moved around within UnitedHealth Group and gathered a better appreciation of the whole too.”
- Lee, Home Restoration Enthusiast, Senior Vice President of Operations
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In our hallways, no other word is more prevalent than “opportunity.” Through employee training, employee mentoring programs, and our emphasis on a team environment, we strive to give every employee the opportunity to realize his or her full potential. We value performance while celebrating successes and ensuring that all people understand how they make a difference. A career at UnitedHealth Group means you have the opportunity to change jobs or career paths through your own initiative. Career advancement at UnitedHealth Group is based on hard work and ability—not how long you’re in a certain role. You can go as fast and as far as you want—in the directions you choose. The passport for travel is performance and a demonstration of excellence in everything you do.
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Challenge & Opportunity
"When you meet people as a firefighter, they're often going through the worst day of their life. The biggest thing for me is, what can I do to help them?"
-Christopher, Volunteer Fire Fighter, Systems Analyst
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Improving the lives of others brings out the best in all of us at UnitedHealth Group. As the industry rapidly changes, you rise up to meet the challenges of using intelligence to drive quality, of finding better business processes to support initiatives, of creating innovative solutions that bring value and benefits to the entire health care system. Encouragement to explore your ideas gives you courage to face the possibility of failure head-on because the stakes of creating a system that works better for everyone far outweigh inaction due to fear. This is your chance to be a transformational force in the industry within UnitedHealth Group.
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Improve the Lives of Others
“It’s always good to give back because then you see how blessed you are. It drives you to do your best for patients, and you see the results.”
-Glenda, International Humanitarian, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
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At UnitedHealth Group, you are surrounded by others that share common a goal: Improve the lives of others. It’s an ambitious goal that is not only reflected in your day-to-day service, your ability to drive affordability, accessibility and quality of care, but also in your attitude and efforts toward your community and world.
Giving back to the community is at the heart of achieving these goals. We create value for the broader society by taking responsibility for how our work impacts people and communities. We value compassion and strive to walk in the shoes of the people we serve. Each year, our online database reports that employees volunteer more than 381,000 volunteer hours at charities within their communities. And UnitedHealth Group donates directly to these charities supported by their employees. We know the impact of giving our time and talents—we know it helps improve the lives of the people in the communities we serve.
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“Our culture encourages flexibility which helps me as a mom of two small children, while finding time for the things I’m passionate about like rock climbing and running. Flexibility allows me to balance my life."
- Karen, Rock Climber, Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
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Here, success is expected, measured and rewarded with increasing opportunities, responsibilities, and performance based pay incentives. This reflects the deeply shared value we place on performance. Risk taking is a norm—an expectation in many areas. We constantly challenge ourselves to improve in key performance areas. You will be accountable and responsible for consistently delivering high quality and superior results while challenging yourself to create better outcomes in all performance areas. Accountability and measurement help guide and manage risk rather than deter it. This is a results-driven environment that relies heavily on setting goals, measuring results, and simply reaching higher. You will be rewarded for building trust with your colleagues through collaboration. And you’re paid not just for meeting an expected list of job requirements. You’re rewarded for innovation, thinking outside the norm, taking calculated risks and taking us all to the next level of success.
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Help Shape Our Future
“Coaching reaffirms the importance of diversity. In basketball, you have a team comprised of different individuals and skills. At UnitedHealth Group, it’s the same way. It helps me work together more effectively with team members.”
-Treyce, Coach & Mentor, Product Specialist
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“I tell the kids to always dream big, work hard and let God do the rest. Dream big whether it’s advancement in your career or on the court. Work hard and believe that what you dream, you can accomplish.”
-Trey, Coach & Mentor, Senior Business Analyst
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At UnitedHealth Group, our employees know the work they are doing will have an historic impact on the industry. They are driving affordability, accessibility and quality of care in ways that were never seen before. And while our lines of business are focused on the U.S. health care market, our commitment is felt throughout the world. Our breadth and scope of businesses creates unsurpassed opportunity across all functions, at all levels. Throughout the world, we value integrity and we never compromise on our ethics. Everywhere we conduct business we deliver on our promises, have the courage to acknowledge mistakes and always look for ways to do things better. No matter where you flourish in your career, you’ll bring new ideas, rich technology and innovative solutions that will change health care for people and communities around the globe.
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Be Your Best
“My disability has helped open my eyes to people and their unique personal situations. People have shown me acceptance and compassion, and I share it. A phone call can make or break a customer experience.”
-Tammy,Ms. Wheelchair Pageant State Coordinator, Disability Advocate, Clinical Administration Coordinator
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At UnitedHealth Group empowerment is a shared value—a cultural norm—that enables exceptional people to achieve unsurpassed quality in their work. We expect you to take risks and we value people who take initiative. We encourage the variety of thoughts and perspectives that reflect the diversity of our markets, customers and workforces. We know that innovative products and programming is a direct by-product of hiring, retaining and developing the brightest and most diverse workforce possible. UnitedHealth Group’s broad range of talent and personalities help generate the innovations of tomorrow.
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