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Optum Care careers

When you join Optum, you become part of our nationwide family of providers. Join the team that can inspire your life’s best work.SM


Our vision for health care starts with you   

We have a bold mission: help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. 

At Optum, you’ll work with people who are intensely committed to our ambitious goals while never losing sight of what’s really important: the people we serve.  

We’re at the forefront of value-based care

What’s it like to be part of a revolution in health care? Find out for yourself. Here, we push the boundaries of what’s possible every single day.

As the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, Optum and our care delivery organizations are transforming care delivery with innovative and personalized care models and technology, offering endless opportunities to make an impact.

Our combined efforts connect national health with a local focus, supporting the communities we operate in to deliver autonomous but coordinated care to our patients.

Some might call it radical. We think it’s inevitable. This is your chance to be part of a transformation that’s making the health care system work better for everyone.

It’s not only an opportunity for you to lead, but it’s also an opportunity for you to do your life’s best work.SM

Our culture and business model

We’re a strong partner with a shared vision.  


Value-driven care

Our flexible delivery models and evidence-based interventions make us unique.


Forward-thinking investments

We see care delivery as a growth and performance opportunity not only for our providers, but our entire organization. 


Care-provider approach

Our culture guides the daily work of our providers. Our values shape our beliefs and determine our behaviors.  


Far-reaching impacts

We produce strong and meaningful results by considering cost, utilization, quality and patient satisfaction.  

My job allows me to perform advanced medical procedures and utilize the skills developed during my training to the extent that I choose.

Optum California

Cindy Jen, MD, MPH


Join our care team

Watch a group of like-minded professionals as they share a vision of helping patients lead long, productive lives.

Through partnering with Optum, I was able to meet the challenges in today’s changing health care landscape by upgrading my technology.

AppleCare Medicare Group

Eric R. Batres, MD

Learn more about joining

We help physician-led groups transition to value-oriented care with flexible delivery models that our providers share and improve upon.

Transition your practice

We help our partners create stable, scalable growth.

See our practice models

We serve patients through varied practice models.

Affiliate with Optum

We help providers increase their negotiating strength.