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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Feb 22, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - Arkansas, AR

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) March - ongoing POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) Location: Right outside of Fayetteville, AR Schedule: Planning for 1 long weekend/month (24-hour call - Thus-Sun) Vacation coverage Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) needed BENEFITS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) A++ Malpractice Insurance covered Full travel...
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - , TX

CompHealth is currently assisting a hospital in Texas that is in need of a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule will consist of call coverage and you will see 4 - 5 cases per week. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible and have an active TX state...
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - Springfield, MA

CompHealth is currently assisting a facility in Massachusetts that is in need of a neurosurgery physician to help with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call, 7 days on/7 days off, and the facility handles a moderate patient volume. The covering physician must be board certified. The facility uses...
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - St. Cloud, MN

We are helping an established hospital in Minnesota that is currently in search of a neurosurgery physician for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be 24-hour weekend coverage and you will see 3 - 7 consults per weekend. You should be board certified or board eligible. The facility uses Epic EMR for...
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Feb 23, 2019

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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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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - Hammond, LA

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity now available in Louisiana. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour call, and you will see 3 - 5 patients per day. The electronic medical record system is Epic. As the covering physician, you must be board certified and have an active LA state license....
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - , MO

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in Missouri. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a MO state license with the process. The assignment schedule will be 24-hour call with minimal clinic coverage. You will see 4 - 10 surgeries per week. The covering physician must be...
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Feb 23, 2019

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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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Feb 23, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida actively searching for BE/BC Neurosurgeons for 3 to 10 day assignments. This is an all ER Call need with In-Patient rounding responsibilities. The ER is designated as a Level II Trauma Facility covering both Spine and Cranial cases. During your assignment...
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Feb 23, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida actively searching for BE/BC Neurosurgeons for 3 to 10 day assignments. This is an all ER Call need with In-Patient rounding responsibilities. The ER is designated as a Level II Trauma Facility covering both Spine and Cranial cases. During your assignment...
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - , MN

A hospital located in Minnesota is seeking a neurosurgery physician to help with locum tenens coverage. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible. The schedule will consist of call coverage, and the scope of the assignment involves general neurosurgery procedures. The facility can wait for you to obtain...
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - Hot Springs, AR

An Arkansas-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with temporary locum tenens coverage. The covering physician must be board certified. You will need to have an active AR state license for this position. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call. The electronic medical record system is Epic. CompHealth...
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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - Akron, OH

A hospital located in Ohio is seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician who would be interested in a long-term opportunity. The candidate must be board certified. The schedule is will be full-time clinic and call, and the scope involves standard neurosurgery procedures. The facility can wait for you to obtain...
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Feb 23, 2019

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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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Feb 19, 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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Feb 23, 2019

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CompHealth - , NE

A facility in Nebraska seeks a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule will consist of call coverage. The ideal candidate is board certified or board eligible and fellowship trained in pediatric neurosurgery. CompHealth can help physicians without a NE state license obtain one. Contact your personal CompHealth recruiter for...
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Feb 22, 2019

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LocumTenens.com - TX

A hospital in Texas is seeking a board certified neurosurgeon for 24-hour call coverage on an ongoing basis.Dates Needed:  Ongoing needHours Per Day:  8Provider Availability:  24-Hour CallAssignment Type:  OR; ERAssignment Duration:  LocumsFacility Type:  HospitalCall Required: &...
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Feb 22, 2019

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LocumTenens.com - MI

A facility in Michigan is in need of a neurosurgery nurse practitioner for ongoing locum tenens work. This assignment is for clinic and call coverage Monday-Friday from 7am-4pm with call being Monday-Friday from 2:30pm-7am. Weekend call begins on Friday at 7am and runs through Monday at 7am. The...
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Feb 22, 2019

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LocumTenens.com - MI

A facility in Michigan is in need of a neurosurgery physician assistant for ongoing locum tenens work. This assignment is for clinic and call coverage Monday-Friday from 7am-4pm with call being Monday-Friday from 2:30pm-7am. Weekend call begins on Friday at 7am and runs through Monday at 7am. The...
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Feb 19, 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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