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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May 26, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

Physician - Neurological Surgeon Locums opportunity Physician - Neurological Surgeon Vacation CoveragePhysician - Neurological Surgeon Schedule: Noon Fri - 6A MondaysCall, Consults & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 trauma center facility for Physician - Neurological SurgeonJune 23-25Physician - Neurological Surgeon Accommodations A++Rated Medical Malpractice Insurance providedFull Travel Accommodations 24 hr access...
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May 26, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

Physician - Neurological Surgeon Locums opportunity Physician - Neurological Surgeon Vacation CoveragePhysician - Neurological Surgeon Schedule: Noon Fri - 6A MondaysCall, Consults & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 trauma center facility for Physician - Neurological SurgeonJune 23-25Physician - Neurological Surgeon Accommodations A++Rated Medical Malpractice Insurance providedFull Travel Accommodations 24 hr access...
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May 28, 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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May 28, 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 that can cover 1 week a month starting in April. The next assignment in April 21 - 28. Assignment consists of Neurosurgery ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities covering both spine and cranial...
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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , CO

Looking for a Neurosurgeon who has some availability to take call at a Level 1 trauma center in Colorado. They are in need of about a week a month but are flexible. Someone looking for a locums to perm job is welcome to apply as they also have a need for 2...
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May 28, 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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May 28, 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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May 28, 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 weekend Locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light in-patient rounding. There will be sporadic vacation coverage need but mainly weekend ER Call needs. During your...
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May 28, 2017
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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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May 28, 2017
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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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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in southern Alabama searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for Feb 13 at 7am- Feb 18 at 7am. This is a level II facility in beautiful southern AL.You will be responsible for admitting and rounding on any in-house patients on a 24 hour call...
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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in southern Alabama searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for Feb 13 at 7am- Feb 18 at 7am. This is a level II facility in beautiful southern AL.You will be responsible for admitting and rounding on any in-house patients on a 24 hour call...
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May 28, 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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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , SC

Looking for a neurosurgeon who has some availability to help a facility out in SC with some intermittent call coverage. This is a call only position and it is a Level 2 trauma center. All travel, lodging and malpractice will be covered. Job ID# 20544
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May 28, 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 sporadic locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light in-patient rounding. During your assignment you will be reimbursed with a competitive daily rate with hourly rate....
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May 28, 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 sporadic locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light in-patient rounding. During your assignment you will be reimbursed with a competitive daily rate with hourly rate....
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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a Florida Hospital seeking out a Neurosurgeon comfortable with Endovascular and Stroke related treatments / cases. This is a specific Locums need for March 12-28th and potential future vacation needs as well. The coverage will consist of consults, inpatient rounding and Call coverage but...
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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , TX

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Texas looking for Neurosurgery 24 hour Call locum coverage on Saturdays and Mondays from the end of June through December. The ER is designated as a Level II Trauma Facility and will be covering General Neurosurgery. During your assignment you will be...
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May 28, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , TX

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Texas looking for Neurosurgery 24 hour Call locum coverage on Saturdays and Mondays from the end of June through December. The ER is designated as a Level II Trauma Facility and will be covering General Neurosurgery. During your assignment you will be...
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May 28, 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 that can cover 1 week a month starting in April. The next assignment in April 21 - 28. Assignment consists of Neurosurgery ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities covering both spine and cranial...
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