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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 42 OptumHealth Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.8
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"I love working here. There is an excellent work-life balance. Salaries are above average. My manager is understanding and caring. Flexible work schedule and business casual environment in the office. Tons of fringe benefits. The online training catalog is extensive and comprehensive. Many employees have been here for decades, which speak volumes about the culture. Less stress than other similar positions. Tons of opportunity for growth within the organization. Positive organizational culture and collaborative team environment."
Posted 7 years ago in Hartford, CT
Application Team Lead

"OHBS was an excellent place to work for."

OTR Screener

"A great place to work"

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Very flexable with work schedules, overall great company"

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Little room for advancement"

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
OptumHealth (51)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Milliman (9)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Ascensus (7)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (9,307)
Case Manager

"Good organization."

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Co-workers and progressive company."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Work by phone rather than in person."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Research programs more thoroughly before initiating; therefore, eliminating numerous changes which can be chaotic and lessen productivity."

Patient Care Advocate

"Loved job, communicated information directly to physicians."

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Interacting with professionals, in a positive way to use funds prudently. Setting goals for patient and coordinating discharge planning for a good transition to home, witih follow up care and transportation set up if needed and policy allowed."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Telephonic Case Management requires a visual picture of the patient - status, activity level, meds, IV's etc. You have to have good assessment skills and good documentation review skills to decipher status, progress and MD notations. Sometimes discussing plan and desired outcome with case manager or physician on phone is necessary."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"The salary I started out was $54,000; which was good for entry level or mid..I felt for more experienced it could have been higher."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I was pleased with management. My manager wasa Michelle Miller. We had a very good working relationship."

Merchandising Associate

"Not a supportive work environment and you need to be able to work without assistance."

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Work environment provided the ability to evaluate many testing tools."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Management is not supportive if you require learning their processing initiatives."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Document current processes through job aides will allow new employees to follow functional iniatives without interruption in functional and operational work flows."

Senior Quality Analyst

"United Healthcare is a well established company with vast opportunties"

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"It is growing industry, with so many different divisions and occupations to grow in"

Senior QA Associate

"Would not go back"

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"They let me work from my beach house."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Avoid until you see what the health care reform will do to the healthcare insurance industry."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"They really did not want me to identify the problems that they did not know they had, til they hired me away to investigate their issues."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't back date stock options, the SEC will nail you and did nail you for it."

Programmer Analyst

"Good place to work."

Contract Specialist

"I'm unsure what the point of the review is."

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"contract assignment. I liked the fact that they trust you to do your duties without standing over you."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"I want stability. I want to settle in one company. I don't want to move from company to company anymore."

SAS Programmer
Person You Work For 2.8 / 5 People You Work With 2.8 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 2.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2.1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Digital Marketing Manager

"Good experience. Learned a lot. Got a chance to grow my skill set."

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Good company, good benefits. Learned a lot and got a chance to develop my skill set."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to have a passion for the health care industry, and for helping people live healthier lives."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Had to go through a lot of layers of personnel to get projects completed. Had a lot of protocol and procedures to navigate."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need decisions to be made with clear direction. Many projects were rushed to production without completely thinking through strategies, consumer impact etc."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Case Manager

"Really bad work environment.Management does NOT trust staff."

What do you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Received a paycheck and most workers were great. Gave us coffee."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"RUN AWAY FOR THE INTERVIEW!!!!!!!!!!! Bad management who is mean to staff."

What don't you like about working at OptumHealth?

"Bad bosses. Condesending. Harrassing. Always looking to find ways to make you feel wrong. Never around. Never created a trusting environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get ready for EEOC lawsuits. Worst environment that I have ever worked in."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
OptumHealth Employee

"Optum is a great company to work with. The culture is one of the best in the country (I have consulted to many fortune companies in the past).Employees are valued and there are high expectations in terms of performance, integrity and values."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
OptumHealth Employee

"I see that Optum is a great place to work for full time employees. There are plenty of opportunities that are available for full time employees but not for others that are deployed at on-site."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
OptumHealth Employee

"Horrible company to work for. I was surprised to find out they were affiliated with United Health Care. The location I worked for was in Phoenix, AZ, management was so insane, the turnover rate was that of a telemarketing job."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5

OptumHealth Reviews FAQs

Is OptumHealth a good company to work for?

OptumHealth has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 42 OptumHealth Review Ratings left anonymously by OptumHealth employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 90% of employees would recommend working at OptumHealth.

Does OptumHealth pay their employees well?

OptumHealth employees earn $68,500 annually on average, or $33 per hour, which is 4% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 39 OptumHealth employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find OptumHealth Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at OptumHealth?

90% of employees would recommend working at OptumHealth with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated OptumHealth 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.4 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at OptumHealth?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at OptumHealth to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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