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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Apr 2, 2020
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VeloSource - WIlliamsport, PA

VeloSource has a new locum tenens Neurosurgery opportunity located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. - 24 hour days - BC/BE - No elective surgery, no clinic, just on call for trauma - State-of-the-art surgical and imaging suites - Great location that is close to NYC, DC, and Philadelphia Contact VeloSource to discuss...
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Apr 2, 2020
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VeloSource - Altoona, PA

VeloSource has a new locum tenens Neurosurgery opportunity located near Altoona, Pennsylvania. - 24 hour days - BC/BE - No elective surgery, no clinic, just on-call for trauma - State-of-the-art surgical and imaging suites - Great location that is close to Pittsburgh Contact VeloSource to discuss this job or any...
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Apr 6, 2020
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All Star Recruiting - , VA

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a Virginia based Hospital seeking Neurosurgery locums coverage 10-12 days per month  April, ongoing Clinic and ER Call Coverage  Virginia License required  All Star Recruiting Benefits for all of our Locums Jobs: All Star Recruiting will be paying you a competitive daily rate plus...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , PA

A Pennsylvania-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm with call. The covering physician must be board certified. CompHealth can help you obtain a PA state license. We invite you to contact your personal CompHealth...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , VA

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity is now available in Virginia. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a VA state license with the process. The assignment schedule will consist of call coverage. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. Contact CompHealth to discuss this excellent...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , VA

An established facility in Virginia is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. The assignment schedule is one week per month and the physician will see 3 - 5 cases per week. The incoming physician must be board certified. Physicians who don't have a VA state license can work...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , WI

We are assisting a Wisconsin-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour coverage. As the covering physician, you must be board certified. For this assignment, the facility can wait for you to obtain a WI state license. Whether you...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - Omaha, NE

A facility in Nebraska seeks a locum tenens neurosurgeon to provide coverage. The assignment schedule is 1 - 2 weeks per month. Each physician sees 1 - 2 cases per day. The ideal candidate is board certified or board eligible. CompHealth can help physicians without a NE state license obtain one. Contact CompHealth to...
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Mar 31, 2020

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LocumTenens.com - MI

A large hospital system in the Detroit area is seeking a locum tenens neurosurgeon for ongoing coverage 15 days per month. They are currently searching for two permanent providers and need locums assistance in the meantime. Credentialing for this position only takes 30-60 days.The facility is a major teaching and...
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Mar 31, 2020

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LocumTenens.com - TX

A facility in south Texas is seeking a neurosurgeon for locum tenens vacation coverage in August.This position is 24-hour call coverage.The locum must be board certified or board eligible in neurosurgery. No additional certifications or qualifications are required. The facility uses EMR for notes and documentation.Dates Needed:&...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , SC

CompHealth is currently assisting a facility in South Carolina that is in need of a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 1 week of call coverage per month. The covering physician must be board certified. The assignment requirements include stroke and endovascular cases. For this assignment,...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , IL

A new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity is now available in Illinois. The assignment schedule is Monday - Friday from 9 am - 5 pm with call, and the facility handles 700 cases per year. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. There will be enough time to obtain an IL...
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Apr 1, 2020

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Medicus Healthcare Solutions - Southwestern, ME

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is looking for a BC/BE Neurosurgeon to provide coverage for a facility in Maine. If you do not currently have a ME license but are interested, please contact us, and we can facilitate this process for you. Opportunity Highlights:• 40-hour work week with 1:3 call requirements&...
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Apr 1, 2020

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Medicus Healthcare Solutions - Southwestern, ME

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is looking for a BC/BE Neurosurgeon to provide coverage for a facility in Maine. If you do not currently have a ME license but are interested, please contact us, and we can facilitate this process for you. Opportunity Highlights:• 40-hour work week with 1:3 call requirements&...
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Apr 6, 2020
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Barton Associates - CA

A hospital in California is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately nine months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to round on patients in a Level 2 trauma unit for spinal procedures and they will perform fluoroscopies. The provider will work 24...
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Apr 6, 2020

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CompHealth - , GA

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity is now available in Georgia. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a GA state license with the process. The assignment schedule is 1 - 2 weeks per month. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. Your personal CompHealth recruiter will help...
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Mar 31, 2020

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LocumTenens.com - CO

There is an opportunity in western Colorado for a neurosurgeon starting as soon as possible for a locum tenens assignment.The position will be call and some clinic work with an average of 25 cases per month.Candidates with a Colorado license are preferred.Dates Needed:  ASAP - ongoingHours...
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Mar 31, 2020

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LocumTenens.com - PA

We have a locum tenens opportunity in Pennsylvania for weekend neurosurgery coverage. Shifts begin at 6am on Fridays and go through 6am on Tuesdays. Candidates must have an active Pennsylvania license and an endovascular fellowship.Dates Needed:  November 8 - December 21, 2020Hours Per Day:  24Shift Type: &...
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Mar 31, 2020

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LocumTenens.com - VA

A large facility is seeking a locum tenens neurosurgeon for call coverage 2 weeks per month.The facility is located in a coastal Virginia city.Weeknight call is 4 pm-7 am and weekends are 24-hour call. There are typically 5 callbacks on weeknights and 10 on weekends. There are 2-3 surgeons with elective cases...
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Mar 31, 2020

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LocumTenens.com - IA

An Iowa-based facility is looking for locum tenens assistance from a neurological surgery physician assistant starting as soon as possible. The schedule is clinic and call with flexibility but the current APPs are Monday through Friday from 7am-5pm with call 5pm-7am and weekends 7am-7am. Call is typically 1:5...
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