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 14, 2017

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CompHealth - Kansas City, MO

A hospital located in Missouri is seeking a neurosurgery physician to help with locum tenens coverage for its practice. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible and ATLS certification is preferred. The assignment scope includes cerebrovascular procedures. The schedule is 24-hour call coverage, and the physician will see 4...
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Dec 14, 2017

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CompHealth - Bangor, ME

We are helping our client, a medical center in Maine, with its search for a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. You should be comfortable with general neurosurgery procedures and training in complex spine cases is preferred. Your schedule will be full-time coverage with call for the duration of...
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Dec 14, 2017

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Weatherby Healthcare - , NY

A New York facility has a rewarding neurosurgeon opportunity. They are looking for someone with ongoing availability. You will see all adult patients for general neurosurgery and trauma cases. Cranial and spinal neurosurgery are preferred, but not required. Housing, travel, and malpractice will be provided for the duration of your...
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Dec 13, 2017

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VeloSource - Central, 1.5 hours from Raleigh, NC

Locum Tenens Neurosurgery opportunity in Central North Carolina for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.The facility is located in a very nice top ranked mid-size city that is also less than 2 hours from Raleigh.- Night shifts available (7p-7a)- BLS/ACLS required- 7 on/7 off rotation- Total...
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Dec 13, 2017

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VeloSource - Central, 1.5 hours from Raleigh, NC

Locum Tenens Neurosurgery opportunity in Central North Carolina for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.The facility is located in a very nice top ranked mid-size city that is also less than 2 hours from Raleigh.- Night shifts available (7p-7a)- BLS/ACLS required- 7 on/7 off rotation- Total...
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Dec 15, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Everett, WA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Dec 14, 2017
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HealthTrust Workforce Solutions - CA

Entrust Your Career to HealthTrust   As HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, we focus on a healthcare facility’s most valuable resource for delivering exceptional patient experiences – its people. We believe healthcare isn’t defined by the four walls in which it’s practiced. It’s defined...
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Dec 7, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

24-hour call coverage needed in Southern ALFriday December 29th 6AM to Wednesday January 3rd 6AMCall & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 Trauma CenterVascular, anesthesia and pulm/critical care support available 24/7Board Certified and AL license requiredAll travel, lodging, and malpractice covered
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Dec 7, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

24-hour call coverage needed in Southern ALFriday December 29th 6AM to Wednesday January 3rd 6AMCall & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 Trauma CenterVascular, anesthesia and pulm/critical care support available 24/7Board Certified and AL license requiredAll travel, lodging, and malpractice covered
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Dec 14, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , CO

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Colorado looking for Neurosurgery 24 hour Call locum coverage ongoing. The ER is designated as a Level II Trauma Facility and would be Call coverage for both Cranial and Spine. Ideally would be looking for candidates who are available for 10-20 days...
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Dec 15, 2017

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Fusion HealthCare Staffing - NC

Are you available to help with neurosurgery coverage starting Nov 20, 2017, to Feb 28, 2018? We have a facility in the Greenville area of North Carolina that is seeking a Nocturnist NP or PA to help in Neurosurgery working on a 7-on 7-off basis.Nocturnist Neurosurgery NP/PA 7-On 7-Off (7pm–7am)Inpatient...
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Dec 15, 2017

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Fusion HealthCare Staffing - NC

Are you available to help with neurosurgery coverage starting Nov 20, 2017, to Feb 28, 2018? We have a facility in the Greenville area of North Carolina that is seeking a Nocturnist NP or PA to help in Neurosurgery working on a 7-on 7-off basis.Nocturnist Neurosurgery NP/PA 7-On 7-Off (7pm–7am)Inpatient...
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Dec 14, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , MA

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Massachusetts seeking Neurosurgical Spine Locums coverage for a 3 month period, possibly longer. The coverage is for a Massachusetts based Trauma Center covering both Clinic M-F with blocked OR time along with shared ER Call coverage in the evenings and weekends. The...
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Dec 14, 2017
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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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Dec 14, 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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Dec 14, 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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Dec 14, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for weekday and weekend Locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light inpatient rounding. Clipping of aneurysms is required for this assignment. During your assignment, you will...
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Dec 14, 2017
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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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Dec 14, 2017
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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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Dec 14, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , IL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a hospital in Illinois that is seeking a full time neurosurgeon for ongoing locums coverage help. The facility is ideally seeking a permanent candidate but would be willing to entertain providers that would be interested in locums to permanent. This position would begin as...
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