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 22, 2019

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, SC

An esteemed Private Practice in Greenville, SC is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery Vascular Surgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery Vascular Surgery; Facility Type: Private Practice; Location: Greenville, SC. Job Description: They MUST have an open cerebrovascular fellowship and an endovascular fellowship and...
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Aug 22, 2019

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NEXTLocums - Springdale, AR

An esteemed Hospital in Springdale, AR is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Springdale, AR. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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Aug 16, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - California, CA

COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) 1 week/Month starting in November POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) Northern California Location Mon-Sun 24-hour call coverage Emergency surgeries, consults in the hospital Average of 1 to 2 emergency surgeries per week Inpatient only Adult patients only No clinic follow ups necessary Surgery -...
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Aug 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Tulsa, OK

A new locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Oklahoma. You must be comfortable with cranial and spinal procedures. The assignment schedule is weekend call coverage. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. There will be enough time to obtain an OK state license before this...
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Aug 22, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , GA

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Georgia seeking Endovascular Fellowship trained Neurosurgeons available for Stroke Department Call.  This facility is need of 3 to 10 days a month ongoing while they build this Stroke Department.  We are open to scheduling options you may be able to provide and we...
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Aug 22, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , GA

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Georgia seeking Endovascular Fellowship trained Neurosurgeons available for Stroke Department Call.  This facility is need of 3 to 10 days a month ongoing while they build this Stroke Department.  We are open to scheduling options you may be able to provide and we...
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Aug 22, 2019

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Weatherby Healthcare - , PA

Weatherby is looking to fill a new position available in Pennsylvania with a qualified neurosurgeon. The work schedule will be over multiple open dates. You can expect to see busy volumes, and duties include endovascular procedures. This facility has a strong support staff available. Board certified or board eligible candidates...
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Aug 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Missouri, MO

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in Missouri. The ideal physician is proficient in full-scope neurosurgery procedures. The assignment schedule is call coverage only, and you will handle 4 - 10 surgeries per week. CompHealth has a variety of locum tenens assignments that last anywhere from one day...
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Aug 22, 2019

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CompHealth - St. Charles, MO

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Missouri. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a MO state license with the process. The assignment schedule is coverage for two long weekends per month, and you will see 10 patients per day on average. The covering physician must...
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Aug 22, 2019
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Barton Associates - SC

A medical corporation in South Carolina is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in January 2020. During this assignment, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages for urgent care. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses...
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Aug 22, 2019
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Barton Associates - SC

A medical corporation in South Carolina is looking for a neurological surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in January 2020. During this assignment, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages for urgent care. The provider will work 24 hour call coverage. This facility uses...
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Aug 22, 2019

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CompHealth - , MA

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Massachusetts. The ideal has an active MA state license. The assignment schedule will be one weekend per month, and you will see 4 - 6 procedures per day. The facility uses Cerner EMR. The covering physician must be board certified and have...
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Aug 22, 2019

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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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Aug 22, 2019

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CompHealth - , IL

A new locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Illinois. You must be comfortable with endovascular cases. The assignment schedule consists of call coverage. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible and have an active IL state license for this assignment. Contact your CompHealth recruiter to...
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Aug 22, 2019

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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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Aug 22, 2019

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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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Aug 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Rochester Hills, MI

A Michigan facility is in need of a locum tenens neurosurgeon to assist with their growing program while they recruit a permanent provider. The Schedule is 8 hours per day, no call. The ideal physician has completed a spine fellowship. CompHealth can help physicians who don't have a MI license obtain...
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Aug 20, 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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Aug 20, 2019

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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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Aug 20, 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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