Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.SM

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

There's not an organization in the world that has found more ways to involve and engage Advanced Practice Care Providers. The goal is to bring about an integrated level of decision making and care as well as the vital education and coaching that results in improved total care for members. And for you, an everyday opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

As a member of the UnitedHealth Group team, you’ll work both independently, and in partnership with Physicians, nursing staff and other care givers, often serving as the primary point of care and contact for elderly and disabled members.

Most of our hiring in this area involves direct interaction with patients delivered in a variety of work environments such as in member's homes, long-term care facilities, medical practices, urgent care settings, or telemedicine.

How You’ll Drive Exceptional Care


You'll be leading the health care industry in providing physician-led, patient centric, integrated care with Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Learn More


It takes a special kind of person who is compassionate, self-motivated and flexible to thrive in our environment. Watch this video to learn what it means when you’re able to provide care in a progressive setting.


Here, you’ll have the tools and support to improve patient care and streamline business tasks giving you more time to accomplish the most important part, caring for your patients. Discover the impact you’ll make

Nurse Practitioners working in our Complex Care program deal with just that every day; complex situations that require a deep knowledge of medical issues and a high degree of compassion.

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House Calls Nurse Practitioners enjoy the highest level of autonomy and flexibility while still benefiting from the support of an industry-leading organization. In this role you'll bring your skilled care and medical knowledge to our members in their own homes.

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Long Term Care Nurse Practitioners work in a skilled nursing facility or in an assisted living setting providing care to geriatric members. As this group of members continues to grow, our need grows for Nurse Practitioners who can coordinate care, educate patients and their families and ensure the best quality of life for those patients.

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Nurse Practitioners in Optum Clinics are an important source of care for patients and their families. Our innovative approach to clinical care is growing, providing many opportunities for Nurse Practitioners to diagnose, develop treatment plans and get patients actively engaged in their own care.

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Sometimes providing care isn't about finding a cure for an illness; sometimes it means making your patient as comfortable and happy as possible. Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners are key part of the care delivery team at UnitedHealth Group. This role requires the highest level of compassion, understanding, and most importantly strength to ensure your patients receive the comfort and care they need.

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As a Physician Assistant, you have the ability to fill many of our Nurse Practitioner roles depending on local market rules/regulations/requirements. Whether you are interested in a home care, long-term care or a hospice position, Physician Assistants will join with other care providers in our organization to diagnose, prescribe treatment plans and ensure patient engagement in their own care.

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Nurse Practitioners in transitional care help our members move from an acute care setting into a short-term, skilled nursing facility. Nurse Practitioners in this role coordinate the care plan and organize the transition to the new care facility with the goal of preventing readmission to an acute care setting.

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Take a closer look and you’ll see how Tashlyn's unique sense of compassion drives her to help people.

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