Our hiring process

Searching for a job can be difficult, but we’re here to help streamline the process. Whether you are pursuing a remote, on-site, customer service, nurse practitioner, data entry or any other opportunity, we want to provide you with full transparency into our hiring process.

This page will help you know what to expect as you pursue a career in Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Our steps

Once you have found a job that is the perfect fit for you, take the time to learn more about each step of our hiring process.


Now that you’ve found open positions, it’s time to start applying. Here are a few things to keep in mind when looking to join us and submitting your application.

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Application review

After you apply, your resume will be reviewed by our recruiters to ensure you meet all the qualifications required for the job for which you applied for.

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Depending on the job you apply for, you may be asked to complete an online assessment that may be followed by a digital interview.

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If you meet all of the qualifications, a recruiter may initiate the next steps that can be a phone interview, pre-employment assessment or video interview.

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Congratulations on becoming a new employee. Your hiring manager or recruiter will send details, including start dates, benefits and other onboarding information. 

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Throughout the hiring process, you will receive email communications alerting you of your application status and you can also check your status via our Careers section on our website.


Start searching amd apply online

Your time is precious. Our search tools are easy. With access from any page, you can zero in on opportunities that most closely match your skills, background and ambitions. Here’s how:


Click the “Jobs” button in the main navigation or use the search bar at the top of every page.


Enter specific keywords, such as a job title, a location and/or job field of interest and click “Search” to view all openings that meet your desired criteria.


If you find a job(s) you like but are not ready to apply, use the bookmark tool to come back and view the information later.


Health and safety

Our mission to help people live healthier lives and to make the health system work better for everyone extends to our workforce. UnitedHealth Group is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, patients and the global environments in which we work.

Read the UnitedHealth Group Environmental Health and Safety Statement