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Health care is changing in ways that open up doors for all of us, including Physicians who want to move beyond private practice. There are many reasons why your experience here will be unique:

• We offer you an opportunity to greatly expand your impact as a leader, influencer and educator by overseeing integrated clinical teams in a variety of settings.

• You will have the ability to drive change in the health care industry with the support and resources of a Fortune 6 company while still serving patients in a care capacity.

• You may interface with member’s providers to direct and coordinate integrated care plans.

• You’ll find opportunities to enhance your business and financial planning skills, cultivate new organizational and leadership competencies, and help us build our ability to improve life for millions around the world.

It’s an opportunity to use your knowledge and commitment in ways that can become your life’s best work.SM

UnitedHealth Group: A Family of Businesses

UnitedHealth Group is a distinctively diversified health and well-being company headquartered in the United States, and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone. We serve our mission through our unique family of businesses.

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Foundational Competencies


Knowledge and experience in organizing health care resources to best serve specific local market needs globally.


Modernizing the health care system, making it more connected, aligned and more consistent and productive for everyone.


Unique skills in collecting, managing and analyzing data: and the capability to translate data into actionable information.

Making an Impact

  • Optum earned Frost & Sullivan's 2016 North America Company of the Year Award for the population health management market. Finalists for the award are required to demonstrate excellence in growth, innovation and leadership.
  • In 2016, for the sixth consecutive year, the National Business Group on Health honored UnitedHealth Group with a "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles" top-tier Platinum award.
  • In the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, UnitedHealth Group ranked 20th out of the largest 500 U.S. companies in corporate sustainability and environmental impact.
  • In 2017 UnitedHealth Group was recognized as one of the most military friendly companies in the Health Services Industry. UnitedHealth Group was ranked 20th overall.

What’s Next

Getting hired at UnitedHealth Group is more than the right connections and a solid track record. This is about fit. We know your drive is aimed in the same direction as ours, now let's see how much further in your career you can grow.

  • Be prepared, learn the exact steps in our hiring process
  • Talk to us one-on-one with a Clinical Recruiter
  • Your application process may take longer than expected. Check the status of your application at any time
  • Get connected. Stay up to date on how we are working to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone

Physician, Family Medicine

Family Medicine Physicians utilize their medical knowledge and care delivery expertise to diagnose, treat and educate patients of all ages. This role directly impacts our members through the usage of products and programs established by our clinical leaders.

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Physician, Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Physicians utilize their medical knowledge and care delivery expertise to diagnose, treat and educate adult and older adolescent patients. This role directly impacts our members through the usage of products and programs established by our clinical leaders.

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Medical Director

Medical Directors design the products and programs that make our care delivery the best in the business. If you're ready to bring your medical knowledge to a role that can challenge you in new ways, and will allow you to impact the health system on a larger scale, look no further.

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Behavioral Medical Director

Our focus is on whole-patient care, developing treatment plans that address both physical and mental well-being. Behavioral Health Medical Directors coordinate with psychiatrists, prescribers and other clinical professionals to design behavioral health treatment plans to ensure our members receive the appropriate services.

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Hospitalists work on the front lines, delivering direct patient care. They work collaboratively with physicians, specialists, administration and other hospital departments to ensure care plans are documented, tracked and followed in order to create the best health outcomes for our members.

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