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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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Georgia, GA

Pediatric NeurosurgeryStart Oct or Nov ongoingAssist with wknd call coverage and vacation datesReason for Need: Relief coverage24 hour call  Level 3 Nursery, Level 1 HospitalMust be board certifiedMust have an active GA medical licenseAll travel, lodging and malpractice provided and paid for by Delta Locums!
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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Wisconsin, WI

Coverage: One weekend a month Start: ASAP Trauma Level 3 All travel and lodging paid for!  
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Delta Locum Tenens - Wisconsin, WI

Coverage: One weekend a month Start: ASAP Trauma Level 3 All travel and lodging paid for!  
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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Georgia, GA

Pediatric NeurosurgeryStart Oct or Nov ongoingAssist with wknd call coverage and vacation datesReason for Need: Relief coverage24 hour call  Level 3 Nursery, Level 1 HospitalMust be board certifiedMust have an active GA medical licenseAll travel, lodging and malpractice provided and paid for by Delta Locums!
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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Louisiana, LA

InpatientJanuary ongoing24 hr call coverage7-10 days a month (will look at as few as 1 block of 4/month)Level 2 trauma centerTravel and malpractice insurance covered
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Delta Locum Tenens - Louisiana, LA

InpatientJanuary ongoing24 hr call coverage7-10 days a month (will look at as few as 1 block of 4/month)Level 2 trauma centerTravel and malpractice insurance covered
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Delta Locum Tenens - Texas, TX

24 hour call onlySeptember 24th -October 24th  (possibly ongoing)Open to 1-4 weeks of coverageShifts run Monday-SundayMainly spines and call for the ED0-4 call into the facility per 24 hoursSolo CallMalpractice and all travel paid for 
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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Texas, TX

24 hour call onlySeptember 24th -October 24th  (possibly ongoing)Open to 1-4 weeks of coverageShifts run Monday-SundayMainly spines and call for the ED0-4 call into the facility per 24 hoursSolo CallMalpractice and all travel paid for 
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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Washington, WA

November 2017- February 2018Hospital Details:  288 Bed Acute Care Hosp, Level 3 Trauma Center, Accredited Stroke Center 100% Inpatient -No Clinic 24 Hour Call - Endovascular CasesWill Accept Part Time or Full Time Availability WA License Needed (will obtain on your behalf)Board Certification Required (within 3 yrs of training completion)&...
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Aug 18, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Washington, WA

November 2017- February 2018Hospital Details:  288 Bed Acute Care Hosp, Level 3 Trauma Center, Accredited Stroke Center 100% Inpatient -No Clinic 24 Hour Call - Endovascular CasesWill Accept Part Time or Full Time Availability WA License Needed (will obtain on your behalf)Board Certification Required (within 3 yrs of training completion)&...
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Aug 21, 2017
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Integrity Locums - ID

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Idaho Dates of coverage: August 23-31 (will have additional dates) Continuous 24 hour call No clinic or elective coverage Light call 3 calls per 24 hours and some days they never get called level 2 trauma Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit available A++ rated malpractice with tail insurance Prepaid...
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Aug 21, 2017
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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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Aug 21, 2017
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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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Aug 21, 2017
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Integrity Locums - IN

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Indiana Coverage dates:  Mon:  9/17 @ 7am – Mon:  10/2 @7am Mon:  10/16 @ 7am – Fri:  10/27 @7am Mon:  11/6 @ 7am – Fri:  11/17 @7am Tues:  11/21 @ 7am – Mon:  12/4 @7am Mon:  12/11 @ 7am – Sun:  12/31 @7...
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Aug 21, 2017
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Integrity Locums - IN

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Indiana Coverage dates:  Mon:  9/17 @ 7am – Mon:  10/2 @7am Mon:  10/16 @ 7am – Fri:  10/27 @7am Mon:  11/6 @ 7am – Fri:  11/17 @7am Tues:  11/21 @ 7am – Mon:  12/4 @7am Mon:  12/11 @ 7am – Sun:  12/31 @7...
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Aug 21, 2017
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Integrity Locums - NJ

Neuro-Endovascular Surgery Locums Opportunity in New Jersey B/C or B/E in Neurosurgery required Fellowship training in Cerebrovascular / Endovascular required Perform full scope cerebrovascular procedures both open and endovascular 24 hour call coverage Will work with midlevels in Neuro Intensive Care Unit Will round on patients Industry leading compensation Weekly...
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Aug 21, 2017
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Integrity Locums - NJ

Neuro-Endovascular Surgery Locums Opportunity in New Jersey B/C or B/E in Neurosurgery required Fellowship training in Cerebrovascular / Endovascular required Perform full scope cerebrovascular procedures both open and endovascular 24 hour call coverage Will work with midlevels in Neuro Intensive Care Unit Will round on patients Industry leading compensation Weekly...
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Aug 21, 2017
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Integrity Locums - ID

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Idaho Dates of coverage: August 23-31 (will have additional dates) Continuous 24 hour call No clinic or elective coverage Light call 3 calls per 24 hours and some days they never get called level 2 trauma Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit available A++ rated malpractice with tail insurance Prepaid...
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Aug 21, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, NC

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Aug 21, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, NC

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