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 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - NY

Locums Neurosurgery Coverage Needed in New York Coverage dates: ASAP - ongoing Schedule: round daily and 24 hour call, 7a-7a All general cases and level 3 trauma designation Open to schedule options, 10 to 12 days of coverage needed a month Cover 2 facilities in the same city Opening due to permanent needs...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - NY

Locums Neurosurgery Coverage Needed in New York Coverage dates: ASAP - ongoing Schedule: round daily and 24 hour call, 7a-7a All general cases and level 3 trauma designation Open to schedule options, 10 to 12 days of coverage needed a month Cover 2 facilities in the same city Opening due to permanent needs...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - CO

Colorado Neurosurgery-Endovascular Locum Opportunity Start Date: 08/28/17  1 year Assignment w/ possible extension 24 Hour Call: 7a - 7a, 7-10 shifts per month of Endovascular/IR coverage CO state license highly preferred, will accept providers who need to obtain a CO license Census:  1-2 patients per day Will entertain Neurologist or...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - CO

Colorado Neurosurgery-Endovascular Locum Opportunity Start Date: 08/28/17  1 year Assignment w/ possible extension 24 Hour Call: 7a - 7a, 7-10 shifts per month of Endovascular/IR coverage CO state license highly preferred, will accept providers who need to obtain a CO license Census:  1-2 patients per day Will entertain Neurologist or...
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Integrity Locums - MO

Locums Neurosurgery Need in Missouri Coverage dates: 8/1 - ongoing Group of 3 surgeons Office Monday to Friday and and shared 7 day call blocks 7-10 patients a call Call averages 1 admit a night All adult cases Level II trauma center ER Consults Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ malpractice with...
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Integrity Locums - MO

Locums Neurosurgery Need in Missouri Coverage dates: 8/1 - ongoing Group of 3 surgeons Office Monday to Friday and and shared 7 day call blocks 7-10 patients a call Call averages 1 admit a night All adult cases Level II trauma center ER Consults Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ malpractice with...
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Integrity Locums - AL

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Alabama Dates of coverage: June 23 at 12pm-June 26 at 6am   Reason for coverage: Need assistance with call coverage Busy group Work at only 1 hospital Level 2 trauma surgery Has NP to assist with calls No clinic Will be on continuous call throughout the weekend Will do...
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Integrity Locums - AL

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Alabama Dates of coverage: June 23 at 12pm-June 26 at 6am   Reason for coverage: Need assistance with call coverage Busy group Work at only 1 hospital Level 2 trauma surgery Has NP to assist with calls No clinic Will be on continuous call throughout the weekend Will do...
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Integrity Locums - IN

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Indiana Coverage dates: 6/16 @ 7am – 6/23/2017 @7am, 7/7 @ 7 am – 7/12/2017 @7am, 7/31/2017 @7am, 8/1 @ 7am – 10/1/2017 @7am clinic hours will be TBD Call is 1 in 2 on weeknights and weekends Work with 1 other Neurosurgeon Will do inpatient and outpatient 4 exam rooms and 1 procedure room Will handle ER...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - IN

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Indiana Coverage dates: 6/16 @ 7am – 6/23/2017 @7am, 7/7 @ 7 am – 7/12/2017 @7am, 7/31/2017 @7am, 8/1 @ 7am – 10/1/2017 @7am clinic hours will be TBD Call is 1 in 2 on weeknights and weekends Work with 1 other Neurosurgeon Will do inpatient and outpatient 4 exam rooms and 1 procedure room Will handle ER...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - IN

Fort Wayne, Indiana Neurosurgery Locum Opportunity Coverage Dates: 06/30 - 07/04 24 Hour Call Trauma Experience Required Board Certification Required IN License Required in hand at time of submission Providers need to be comfortable with Neuro Trauma Surgery  Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ Malpractice with tail insurance Prepaid travel and...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - IN

Fort Wayne, Indiana Neurosurgery Locum Opportunity Coverage Dates: 06/30 - 07/04 24 Hour Call Trauma Experience Required Board Certification Required IN License Required in hand at time of submission Providers need to be comfortable with Neuro Trauma Surgery  Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ Malpractice with tail insurance Prepaid travel and...
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Jun 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Orange, CA

NEXTLocums has been retained by an esteemed facility in southern, CA to secure a best in class Neurosurgery NP or PA. The shifts are M-F 8a-5p, hospital coverage will varies. You will support the surgeon with rounding every 3rd weekend. 100% adult, 60% clinical/outpatient, 40% hospital. 5-10 patients per day, 3-4...
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Jun 25, 2017
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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 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Orange, CA

NEXTLocums has been retained by an esteemed facility in southern, CA to secure a best in class Neurosurgery NP or PA. The shifts are M-F 8a-5p, hospital coverage will varies. You will support the surgeon with rounding every 3rd weekend. 100% adult, 60% clinical/outpatient, 40% hospital. 5-10 patients per day, 3-4...
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Jun 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Colorado Springs, CO

NEXTLocums has been retained by an esteemed facility in central Colorado to secure a best in class Endovascular Neurosurgeon. This is a 24 hr call shift 7a-7a, 7-10 shifts per month on a pre-agreed upon schedule. The facility is in need of additional depth on the bench as they currently...
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Colorado, CO

Location: Garden of the GodsSetting: Endovascular NeurosurgeryDates: Immediate ongoing assignment – Permanent is an optionHours: 24-hour call coverage 5 shifts minimum accepted per monthBread and butter cases: Acute Stroke, Aneurysmal Hemorrhage, Acutely Ruptured AVM/AVF, Acute Dural Venous Sinus Occlusion, Nasal Bleeding, Diagnostic cerebral or spinal angiography if requested.Locums Benefits:...
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Indiana, IN

24 hour callJune 30- July 44-6 ppdPerm provider going on vacationFull travel and lodgingA++ medical malpractice provided
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

Physician - Neurological Surgeon Locums opportunity Physician - Neurological Surgeon Vacation CoveragePhysician - Neurological Surgeon Schedule: Noon Fri - 6A MondaysCall, Consults & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 trauma center facility for Physician - Neurological SurgeonJune 23-25Physician - Neurological Surgeon Accommodations A++Rated Medical Malpractice Insurance providedFull Travel Accommodations 24 hr access...
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Colorado, CO

Location: Garden of the GodsSetting: Endovascular NeurosurgeryDates: Immediate ongoing assignment – Permanent is an optionHours: 24-hour call coverage 5 shifts minimum accepted per monthBread and butter cases: Acute Stroke, Aneurysmal Hemorrhage, Acutely Ruptured AVM/AVF, Acute Dural Venous Sinus Occlusion, Nasal Bleeding, Diagnostic cerebral or spinal angiography if requested.Locums Benefits:...
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