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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Dec 5, 2019

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CompHealth - Johnson City, TN

We are providing locum tenens staffing assistance to a Tennessee-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with temporary coverage. The assignment requirements include cardiovascular neurosurgery. You must be board certified or board eligible. Ideally, you will have an active TN state license. Your assignment schedule is 24-hour...
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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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CompHealth - Princeton, NJ

We are currently helping a facility in New Jersey that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be one weekend per month with call, and you will see 1 - 2 cases per weekend. As the covering physician, you will need to be...
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CompHealth - Austin, TX

A Texas-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is Monday - Thursday from 8 am - 5 pm with call, and you will see 10 patients per day on average. The covering physician must be board certified and have current ATLS certification. You will...
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CompHealth - Altoona, PA

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity now available in Pennsylvania. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour call coverage. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible. For this assignment, you need to have an active PA state license. Let your personal CompHealth recruiter know...
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CompHealth - Joplin, MO

We are currently helping a facility in Missouri that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule consists of clinic and call, and you will see 2 - 4 cases per week. As the covering physician, you will need to be board certified. The covering...
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CompHealth - , AR

An established facility in Arkansas is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call with rounding. The incoming physician must be board certified or board eligible. You must have an AR state medical license. Locum tenens physicians will help solve the demand...
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CompHealth - Round Rock, TX

A Texas-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call, and you will see 10 - 15 patients per day. The covering physician must be board certified and have current ATLS certification. The assignment requirements include cranial and spine procedures. You will...
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CompHealth - Fenton, MO

A Missouri-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call and you will see 80 - 100 consults per day. The covering physician must be board certified. The assignment requirements include coiling and thrombectomies. You will need to have an active MO...
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CompHealth - Springfield, MO

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity now available in Missouri. You must be comfortable with endovascular procedures. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour coverage 1 - 2 weeks per month. The electronic medical record system is Epic. As the covering physician, you must be board certified with ACLS certification. CompHealth...
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CompHealth - Mesa, AZ

An Arizona-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with temporary locum tenens coverage. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. You will need to have an active AZ state license for this position. The assignment schedule is weekend call coverage and you will see six...
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Barton Associates - IN

A hospital in Indiana is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for six months, beginning in December, with a possibility for extension in the future. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients for various procedures in a Level III trauma unit: carpal/cubital tunnel release,...
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Barton Associates - SC

A medical corporation in South Carolina is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in January 2020. During this assignment, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages for urgent care. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses...
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Barton Associates - IA

A hospital in Iowa is looking for a physician assistant of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in mid-November, with a possibility for extension. Typically. the provider can expect to see up to fifteen patients per day during surgeries or for rounding. The provider...
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Barton Associates - FL

A hospital in Florida is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for thirteen days in November, with a possibility for extension. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see patients while rounding in a Level II unit for cases of aneurysms and neuro-surgery. The provider...
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Barton Associates - FL

A hospital in Florida is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for thirteen days in November, with a possibility for extension. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see patients while rounding in a Level II unit for cases of aneurysms and neuro-surgery. The provider...
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Barton Associates - SC

A medical corporation in South Carolina is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in January 2020. During this assignment, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages for urgent care. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses...
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Barton Associates - MI

A hospital in Michigan is looking for a nurse practitioner of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately seven months, beginning in November, with a possibility for extension. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see at least five patients per day for rounding. The provider will...
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Barton Associates - PA

A hospital in Pennsylvania is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately one month, beginning in November. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see adult patients in a Level 2 trauma unit for neurosurgery consults. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility...
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Barton Associates - IN

A clinic in Indiana is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately five months, beginning in November, with a possibility for extension in the future. Typically, the provider can expect to see between fifteen and twenty patients per day for various cases: carpal/cubital tunnel...
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