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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Dec 18, 2018

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NEXTLocums - San Francisco, CA

An esteemed Hospital in San Francisco, CA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: San Francisco, CA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE:
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Dec 18, 2018

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NEXTLocums - San Francisco, CA

An esteemed Hospital in San Francisco, CA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: San Francisco, CA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE:
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NEXTLocums - Columbus, OH

An esteemed Hospital in Columbus, OH is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Columbus, OH. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE:
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NEXTLocums - Columbus, OH

An esteemed Hospital in Columbus, OH is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Columbus, OH. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE:
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Dec 14, 2018

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Delta Locum Tenens - Ohio, OH

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NEUROSURG) Provider left practice unexpectedly need the following dates: DEC: 7-10, 14-17, 20-25, 28-31 Jan: 15 shifts open Feb: 15 shifts open Ongoing need for 2019 POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NEUROSURG) Location: Columbus, OH area 24-hour call + weekend rounds when needed 15-minute response time Caseload is hard...
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Delta Locum Tenens - North Carolina, NC

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) ASAP - ongoing Flexible schedule POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) Trauma: Level 1 Location: Eastern North Carolina Setting: 100% inpatient Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) BENEFITS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) A++ Malpractice Insurance covered Full travel accommodations provided Weekly direct deposit and online work logs 24-hour...
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NEXTLocums - Walla Walla, WA

An esteemed Hospital in Walla Walla, WA is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery Neurosurgery; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Walla Walla, WA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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CompHealth - , ND

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in North Dakota. The ideal physician is proficient in general neurosurgery procedures. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a ND state license with the process. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call, and you will see 2 - 3 cases per...
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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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CompHealth - , NC

We are currently helping a hospital in North Carolina that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be inpatient call one weekend per month, and the facility handles a low patient volume. As the covering physician, you will need to be...
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CompHealth - , FL

A Florida-based facility is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule will be clinic and call coverage. The incoming physician must be board certified. The facility's EMR is Epic. For this assignment, you need to have an active FL state license. Locum tenens physicians will help solve...
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Dec 14, 2018
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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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CompHealth - , TN

A Tennessee-based hospital is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule will consist of call coverage with possible inpatient rounding. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. For this position, you need to have an active TN state license. The scope...
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CompHealth - Springfield, MA

We are providing locum tenens staffing assistance to a Massachusetts-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with temporary coverage. You must be board certified. Ideally, you will be comfortable with Epic EMR and have an active MA state license. Your assignment schedule is 24-hour call, 7 days...
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Dec 18, 2018

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CompHealth - , SC

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity now available in South Carolina. You must be proficient in general neurosurgery procedures. Your assignment schedule will be weekend call coverage twice a month. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible. CompHealth can help physicians who don't...
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CompHealth - Omaha, NE

A Nebraska-based facility is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician who may be interested in a long-term offer. The assignment schedule will be 24-hour call coverage. The incoming physician must be board certified or board eligible. The scope of this assignment requires experience in cranial/spinal procedures. For this...
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Dec 18, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , IN

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Indiana seeking Neurosurgical ER Call coverage at a Level II facility that allows for a quick temporary License. This ER Call coverage consists of both Cranial and Spine cases along with some in-patient rounding. We have specific dates the facility is...
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Dec 18, 2018

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Weatherby Healthcare - , NC

A North Carolina-based medical facility needs locum tenens neurosurgery coverage. The provider will be on call during the coverage dates. The locum tenens physician will see cerebral vascular procedures and should have advanced training in endovascular stroke techniques. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible with a DEA license....
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Dec 18, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , SC

All Star Recruiting is contracted with coastal South Carolina based Hospital seeking Endovascular Neurosurgery Weekend Locums coverage  Sporadic weekend call coverage  ER Call with light inpatient rounding Level II Hospital  Midlevel support Ongoing need for next 6 months Must have an active South Carolina license  All Star Recruiting Benefits for all...
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Dec 18, 2018
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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 for coverage for dates in Oct along with Thanksgiving and Christmas dates. Assignment consists of Neurosurgery ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities covering both spine and cranial cases. Great Daily...
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