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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Oct 19, 2019
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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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NEXTLocums - Williamsport, PA

An esteemed Hospital in Williamsport, PA is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Williamsport, PA. Job Description: BE or BC Neurosurgery Dec 24(7am)-Jan 3(7am) Ongoing 1 week per month 24 hour beeper call Inpatient consults as...
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Oct 17, 2019
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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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Oct 19, 2019
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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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CompHealth - Tallahassee, FL

CompHealth is currently assisting a facility in Florida that is in need of a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 10 days per month. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. The assignment requirements include aneurysm clipping. For this assignment, you need to...
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CompHealth - , ND

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery opportunity now available in North Dakota. You should have an active ND state license. Your assignment schedule will be call coverage and you will see 2 - 3 cases per day. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible. Locum tenens...
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CompHealth - , PA

We are helping a Pennsylvania-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour coverage. You should be board certified. You need to have an active PA state license for this assignment. Our goal is to make a difference in...
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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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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 - , 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 - Fenton, MO

We are currently helping a facility in Missouri that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. You can expect to see 80 - 100 consults per week. As the covering physician, you will need to be board certified. The covering physician must have a MO state medical...
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CompHealth - , CA

We are assisting a California-based facility that is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgeon. The assignment schedule is call coverage one week per month, and you will see 1 - 2 emergency cases per week. As the covering physician, you must be board certified and have an active CA state license. If...
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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 - 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 - , PA

We are currently helping a facility in Pennsylvania that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. As the covering physician, you will need to be board certified or board eligible with an active PA state license. The assignment requirements include crania, spine, and general neurosurgery....
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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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Oct 19, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon's for weekday and weekend Locums assignments. 5-10 day blocks  October start  Ongoing assigment  Must have a Florida License  All Star Recruiting Benefits for all of our Locums Jobs: All Star Recruiting will be paying...
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Oct 19, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon's for weekday and weekend Locums assignments. 5-10 day blocks  October start  Ongoing assigment  Must have a Florida License  All Star Recruiting Benefits for all of our Locums Jobs: All Star Recruiting will be paying...
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Oct 17, 2019

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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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Oct 17, 2019

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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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