There are several different healthcare companies and employers both nationally and internationally. United Healthcare is now a division of the larger company, UnitedHealth Group. These companies offer services from HMOs and PPOs through to individual referral sources and resources, preferred provider groups and lists as well as some health insurance. United Healthcare employment opportunities are both diverse as well as located across the United States, making it an ideal organization for many health service providers and related professions to work for and with.
United Healthcare employment opportunities are not just in the United States however. They also provide health services management in countries and areas such as Germany, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong and South Africa. This allows employees the option of international as well as national transfer and promotion options provided they meet all the required criteria to hold the position.
Since there is such as wide range of positions available for those interested in United Healthcare employment opportunities there is a demand for many basic and advanced levels of education. Job seekers with Associates and Bachelor level degrees in Accounting, Health Informatics, Public Health, Finance, Business Management and less specific health related degrees such as communications, computers and technology, web design and even networking and security, database management and community outreach professional are all included in some of the positions within the organization.
United Healthcare employment listings are easy to browse either by job category, location or company that the job seeker is interested in applying to. Some of the categories for the job search include business operations, sales and marketing, technology and even international positions. The benefit of working for a company this large that still has individual smaller companies within the organizational structure is that while there are ample opportunities to transfer internally within the company, there is also room for advancement up through the management levels.
As with any health related career the two key factors considered for hiring are educational level and experience in the field. United Healthcare employment listings typically include the specific degree, certification or licensure required by the applicant as well as any specific previous experience required. Often wide varieties of experience and education are relevant to the entry level positions.
Many graduates are hired right out of colleges or universities with the company providing on the job training as well as additional professional development options. Entry level positions such as these are typically geared towards Associates and Bachelor degree holders, with possible options for the company to help to finance further educational programs that the employee may choose to complete.