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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Jan 13, 2020

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Medestar - Long Beach, CA

A clinic in California is in need of a Neurological Surgery Physician to provide quality patient care for a locum tenens coverage assignment.About the Job:Coverage Needed: February 14 - 17Schedule/Hours: 24-hour call coverage; weekend and weekday call coverageMedical Setting: InpatientCall Requirements: All call coverageVolume: Expect 5-20 calls/24...
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Jan 17, 2020
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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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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , TN

We are providing locum tenens staffing assistance to a Tennessee-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with temporary coverage. You must be board certified or board eligible. Ideally, you will have an active TN state license. Your assignment schedule is 24-hour call. With assignments in all fifty...
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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , NY

We are helping an established facility in New York that is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be weekend call coverage and you will see 20 - 30 patients per shift. You should be board certified or board eligible. This assignment will require proficiency in...
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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , PA

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity now available in Pennsylvania. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour call coverage. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible. For this assignment, you need to have an active PA state license. Let your personal CompHealth recruiter know...
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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , 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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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , NE

An established facility in Nebraska is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. The covering physician must be comfortable with pediatric neurosurgery. The assignment schedule is one week per month and the physician will see 3 - 4 cases per day. The incoming physician must be board certified or...
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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , GA

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery opportunity now available in Georgia. You should have an active GA state license. Your assignment schedule will be one week of call per month. As the covering physician, you must be board certified. We fill assignments in all 50 states and receive new staffing...
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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , TX

A facility in Texas seeks a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The covering physician must be comfortable with cranial and spinal procedures. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call, and the physician will see 3 - 5 surgeries per week. You must be board certified with ATLS certification. The incoming physician...
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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , 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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Jan 27, 2020

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CompHealth - , MS

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity is now available in Mississippi. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a MS state license with the process. The assignment schedule will consist of clinic, surgery, and call. You will see 4 - 6 cases per day. The covering physician must be board certified...
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Jan 22, 2020

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Medicus Healthcare Solutions - northwestern, WA

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is looking for a Neurosurgeon to provide urgent coverage for a facility in northwestern Washington. If you do not currently have a WA license but are interested, Medicus will cover the cost and facilitate the expedited licensing process. Summary:- Capable of taking Interventional, Neurosurgery & Stroke...
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Jan 22, 2020

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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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Jan 22, 2020

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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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Jan 22, 2020

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Medicus Healthcare Solutions - Northwestern, SC

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is looking for a Neurosurgeon to provide coverage for a facility in northwestern South Carolina. If you do not currently have an SC license but are interested, please contact us and we can facilitate this process for you. About the Opportunity:• Comprehensive team• Flexible schedule&...
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Jan 27, 2020
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Barton Associates - NC

A multi-specialty clinic in North Carolina is looking for neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for two months, beginning in late March. During this assignment, the provider can expect to see adult patients during neurosurgery. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses Epic EMR and provides...
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Jan 27, 2020
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Barton Associates - NM

A multi-specialty clinic in New Mexico is looking for a nurse practitioner of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in February, with a possibility for future extension. Typically, the provider can expect to consult with patients, provide acute care services and ICP monitoring, and...
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Jan 27, 2020
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Barton Associates - FL

A hospital in Florida is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning as soon as possible. Typically, the provider can expect to see pediatric and adult patients for orthopedic spinal procedures. The provider's schedule will be 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses...
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Jan 27, 2020
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Barton Associates - NC

A multi-specialty clinic in North Carolina is looking for neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for two months, beginning in late March. During this assignment, the provider can expect to see adult patients during neurosurgery. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses Epic EMR and provides...
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Jan 27, 2020
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Barton Associates - ID

A hospital in Idaho is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately five months, beginning in January 2020, with a possibility for extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages in a Level 3 trauma. The provider will work one week on and...
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