Optum is redefining care delivery.

We put physicians at the center of care and reward them for spending more time with each patient. As a global organization, we’re at the forefront of value-based care, while fostering a physician-led, evidence-based practice model. Build your career with a team that’s focused on Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Physicians and medical directors

Health care is changing in ways that open doors for all of us, including physicians like you, who want to move beyond private practice. There are many reasons why your experience here will be unique. Here, you can create the kind of change that makes health care more responsive, innovative and effective as you work at the top of your license.

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 like you. Our goal is to bring an integrated level of decision-making and care from you, as advanced practice care providers. Here you’ll have access to vital education and coaching that results in improved total care for members.

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Virtual care providers

Reinvent health care with us and our virtual-first care model for urgent care, primary care, behavioral health and more. Be part of a new hybrid care model that leverages the advantages of both virtual and in-person care experiences. Provide care at the top of your license while maintaining work-life balance and paving new ways for us to continue Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

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Our care delivery organizations

The delivery of effective health care begins with committed doctors and caregivers, like yourself, working in your local community. Your work is supported with the latest technologies, efficient operations, dedicated people and accurate, accessible information from our full network.

Our Care Delivery Organizations (CDO’s) in our family of businesses at UnitedHealth Group, pictured here, draw from an empowered physician model. This enables you as providers, to focus on quality care delivery to achieve greater outcomes for your patients and communities.

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Deliver value-based care

With more than 70,000 clinicians, Optum is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by bringing our vision for the future to life in new and better ways. Our team-based model puts clinicians like you at the center of care and surrounds you with the tools and support needed to be your best, while increasing impact in the community and taking advantage of greater career opportunities.

Network with unlimited energy

Optum, the fastest-growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is the nation’s largest employer of physicians. Our operational strength and marketplace momentum has helped us staff and operate more local clinics, surgery centers, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes across the country than ever before. And that has direct benefits for you.

Transform health care

Innovation is not limited to technology. It can vastly improve the way physicians like you work together and deliver care. Our deep analytical capabilities and health information system technologies enable better decision-making at every point along the care continuum. The end result is a health care system that’s more responsive, innovative and effective.