Neurosurgery Locum Tenens Physician Jobs

A neurosurgeon focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of nervous system disorders. The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and the cerebrovascular system. When a problem occurs, surgery is used to correct neurological problems.

Education

To work as a neurosurgeon, one must complete four years of an undergraduate education, typically in biology or related field, four years of medical school, and seven years of residency work.

Salary and Work

The median salary for a Neurosurgeon is $393,070, which varies based on location and experience. Although the salary is generous, neurosurgeons can be called upon day or night and may work upwards of 60 hours per week. Neurosurgeons work in a variety of practice settings ranging from general surgery to specialty practices like pediatrics, spine, tumor, and skull base.

In addition to expertise in the operating room, a neurosurgeon must console the emotional needs of patients and family members, especially among those suffering from brain disorders. Patience and understanding are critical skills to have while in this position.

Personality

Those who work in neurosurgery must be confident, considering they must make patients and loved ones feel like they are in good hands.

Neurosurgeon Tasks

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<li>Discuss outcomes and potential courses of action with patients, and assist them in the decision-making process.</li>

<li>Perform surgical procedures, both exploratory and for treatment.</li>

<li>Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.</li>

<li>Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.</li>

<li>Teach medical students and supervise residents.</li>

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Jun 23, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Bismarck, ND

An esteemed Hospital in Bismarck, ND is looking for a best in class Call Only MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Bismarck, ND. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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Jun 23, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Bismarck, ND

An esteemed Hospital in Bismarck, ND is looking for a best in class Call Only MD for a Neurosurgery Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery Neurosurgery; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Bismarck, ND. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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NEXTLocums - Petoskey, MI

An esteemed Clinic - Inpatient in Petoskey, MI is looking for a best in class Call Only MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Clinic - Inpatient; Location: Petoskey, MI. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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Jun 23, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Tacoma, WA

An esteemed Hospital in Tacoma, WA is looking for a best in class Call Only MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Tacoma, WA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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CompHealth - Quincy, IL

An established hospital in Illinois is currently in search of a neurosurgery physician for locum tenens assistance. The covering physician must be comfortable with general neurosurgery procedures and be able to use Epic and Allscripts EMR for charting. The assignment schedule will be comprised of one week of coverage per...
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CompHealth - , TN

A Tennessee-based hospital is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule will consist of call coverage with possible inpatient rounding. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. For this position, you need to have an active TN state license. The scope...
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CompHealth - , IL

An Illinois hospital is in need of a locum tenens neurosurgery physician to assist with their growing program. The schedule consists of call coverage. The ideal physician is board certified or board eligible. CompHealth can help physicians who don't have an IL state license obtain one before the assignment. At...
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CompHealth - , PA

A Pennsylvania-based hospital is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule consists of call coverage, and you should be proficient in general neurosurgery procedures. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. For this position, you need to have an active PA...
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CompHealth - Springfield, MO

A Missouri-based hospital is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call. The incoming physician must be board certified and have ACLS certification. The scope of this position includes endovascular neurosurgery cases. The facility's EMR is Epic. For this assignment, you need to have an...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , SC

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in South Carolina seeking Neurosurgical Locums for two months this summer. Specifically, this South Carolina based hospital is looking for Clinic M-F and shared Call coverage for both Spine and Cranial coverage June 1st to August 1st possibly beyond. During your assignment...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , OH

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Ohio seeking a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for a unique Locums opportunity. This facility is seeking weekday ER Call coverage for ER Trauma Center, covering both Cranial and Spine service lines. The need doesn’t include weekends but Monday-Friday coverage only. This...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida seeking reoccurring Neurosurgery locums coverage. Level II call coverage. Seeking Board Certified Neuro Surgeons that can cover ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities. This is a Level II Trauma Facility covering both spine and cranial cases. Great Daily rate with...
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Jun 23, 2018

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Weatherby Healthcare - , TN

A Tennessee medical facility is recruiting a neurosurgeon for locum tenens coverage. The work schedule will be from Friday at 7 am through Monday at 7 am. They need someone that can provide two to three weeks of coverage per month. They prefer candidates within driving distance. Candidates must be have an...
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Jun 23, 2018

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Weatherby Healthcare - , PA

Weatherby is currently assisting a facility in Pennsylvania that is recruiting a neurosurgery physician. They are looking for someone that can provide one to two weeks of coverage per month. You will see adult neurosurgery and trauma cases. The ideal candidate will be experienced with instrumental complex spinal surgery and...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is working with a Hospital in Alabama that is seeking Neurosurgery locums coverage beginning late November. This is an ongoing call coverage need that will continue through the beginning of 2018. They're ideally interested in two providers that would be interested in rotating 1 week on 1 week off. Coverage...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , MO

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in a metropolitan area of Missouri seeking a Neurosurgeon comfortable with coiling for a Locums assignments. This need will consist of week blocks M-F with weekend ER Call, hours will be 8-4:30 M-F with evening ER Call and weekend 24 Hour Call. Once...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida seeking reoccurring Neurosurgery locums coverage. Seeking BC/BE Neuro Surgeons for coverage for dates in Oct along with Thanksgiving and Christmas dates. Assignment consists of Neurosurgery ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities covering both spine and cranial cases. Great Daily...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is working with a Hospital in Connecticut seeking Neurosurgical Locums coverage. This is a need calls for coverage over the next several month’s. The need can consist of Weekend Call, Weekday Clinic hours followed by ER Call rotated with their attending Neurosurgeons on weeknights and weekends...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , VA

All Star Recruiting in contracted with a facility in Virginia that is looking for a board certified endovascular neurosurgeon for ongoing locums coverage; ideally one week on one week off. They're seeking a fellowship trained neurosurgeon comfortable with endovascular procedures including stroke, and coiling. Coverage would consist of both clinic +...
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Jun 23, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , IN

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Indiana seeking Neurosurgical ER Call coverage at a Level II facility that allows for a quick temporary License. This ER Call coverage consists of both Cranial and Spine cases along with some in-patient rounding. We have specific dates the facility is...
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