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 20, 2018

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Delta Locum Tenens - Minnesota, MN

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurological (NS)May 19-29June Forward Dates Are TBD POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurological (NS)Suburban Minneapolis 100% Inpatient Trauma Coverage 1-2 Surgeries Each Day Level 3 Trauma Center EPIC EMRMinnesota License Required Surgery - Neurological (NS)BENEFITS Surgery - Neurological (NS)...
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Apr 20, 2018

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Delta Locum Tenens - Minnesota, MN

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurological (NS)May 19-29June Forward Dates Are TBD POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurological (NS)Suburban Minneapolis 100% Inpatient Trauma Coverage 1-2 Surgeries Each Day Level 3 Trauma Center EPIC EMRMinnesota License Required Surgery - Neurological (NS)BENEFITS Surgery - Neurological (NS)...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - Mobile, AL

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery physician opportunity now available in Alabama. You should be comfortable with cranial procedures and have an active AL state license. Your assignment schedule will consist of clinic, rounding, and call coverage. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - Burnsville, MN

A hospital in MN seeks a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The covering physician must be comfortable with patient rounding. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call. You must be board certified and have a MN state license. Locum tenens physicians will help solve the demand challenges facing hospitals...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - South Plainfield, NJ

We are helping an established facility in New Jersey that is currently in search of a neurosurgery physician for locum tenens assistance. As the covering physician, you should be comfortable with general neurosurgery and independent medical exams. Your schedule will be weekdays from 8am to 5pm. You should be board...
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Apr 22, 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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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - Bangor, ME

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery physician opportunity now available in Maine. You should be comfortable with trauma procedures and have an active ME state license. Your assignment schedule will be Monday through Friday from 7 am - 5 pm with call, and you will see eight patients per day on...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - Missouri, MO

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in Missouri. The ideal physician is proficient in full-scope neurosurgery procedures and has an active MO state license. The assignment schedule is two weeks of call coverage per month, and you will see 4-10 surgeries per week. The covering physician...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - , PA

A hospital located in Pennsylvania is seeking a neurosurgery physician to help with locum tenens coverage. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible. The scope of this position requires proficiency in full-range neurosurgery procedures. The schedule is clinic and call coverage, and the physician will see 10-12 patients...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - MO, MO

A Missouri hospital is in need of a locum tenens neurosurgery physician to assist with their growing program. The schedule is call coverage one weekend per month, and the covering physician will see 1-2 patients per day. The ideal physician is board certified with ATLS and BLS certification. For this...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - Birmingham, AL

An Alabama-based medical center is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with temporary locum tenens coverage. The assignment requires proficiency in general neurosurgery procedures. The covering physician must be board certified. You will need to have an active AL state license for this position. The assignment schedule consists of 1...
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Apr 22, 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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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - , SD

A hospital located in South Dakota is seeking a neurosurgery physician to help with locum tenens coverage for its practice. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible. The schedule is clinic and call coverage, and the physician will see four patients per day. For this assignment, you need...
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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - , MN

We are helping a Minnesota-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be weekend call coverage, and you will see an average of 1-5 calls per night. You should be board certified or board eligible. You need to have...
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Apr 22, 2018

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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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Apr 22, 2018

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CompHealth - Everett, WA

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery physician opportunity now available in Washington. You should be comfortable with trauma and spinal procedures and have an active WA state license. Your assignment schedule will be clinic and call coverage, and you will see 4 patients per day on average. As the covering...
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Apr 22, 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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Apr 22, 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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Apr 11, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Grand Island, NE

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Apr 22, 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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