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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Oct 19, 2018

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CompHealth - Akron, OH

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery physician opportunity now available in Ohio. You should be comfortable with a broad spectrum of neuro-surgical cases and have an active OH state license. Your assignment schedule will be two weeks per month consisting of clinic and call coverage. As the covering physician,...
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All Star Recruiting - , KS

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a Kansas based Hospital seeking Neurosurgery locums coverage M, T, Th, F ½ day in clinic; Wed OR all day and Th PM OR Call rotation- 2 weeks or 15 days a month Begins in Mid-December, ongoing Level 1 Trauma Daily Patient Volume: 12 EMR: eCW and Meditech All...
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All Star Recruiting - , KS

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a Kansas based Hospital seeking Neurosurgery locums coverage M, T, Th, F ½ day in clinic; Wed OR all day and Th PM OR Call rotation- 2 weeks or 15 days a month Begins in Mid-December, ongoing Level 1 Trauma Daily Patient Volume: 12 EMR: eCW and Meditech All...
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CompHealth - Springfield, MO

A Missouri-based hospital is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call. The incoming physician must be board certified and have ACLS certification. The scope of this position includes endovascular neurosurgery cases. The facility's EMR is Epic. For this assignment, you need to have an...
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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 - Harlingen, TX

A Texas-based medical center is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule will consist of inpatient 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 TX state license. Locum tenens physicians will...
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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 - , MA

A Massachusetts-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with temporary locum tenens coverage. The assignment requirements include deep brain stimulation and general spine cases. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. You will need to have an active MA state license for this position....
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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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All Star Recruiting - , TN

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a Tennessee based Hospital seeking weekend Neurosurgery locums coverage starting in 2019. 1 to 2 weekends a month Friday 7a- Monday 7a Covering both Cranial and Spine cases Beginning January 2019  Low to Moderate Volume Ongoing need All Star Recruiting Benefits for all of our Locums Jobs: All...
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is working with a facility in Florida in need of a Neurosurgeon or Endovascular surgeon for full-time locums coverage. You must be comfortable with clipping and coiling aneurysms. This need begins in August 2018 and candidates must be Board Certified. Need Coverage to support Comprehensive Stroke Required BC ...
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Oct 19, 2018
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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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Oct 19, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , NJ

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in New Jersey seeking a BE/BC Neurosurgeon preferably with an Endovascular Fellowship or good comfort and experience with Endovascular cases.  This need consists of weekend ER Call for the Endovascular service line Friday to Monday morning 7am.  This need...
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Oct 19, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , OH

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Ohio seeking a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for a unique Locums opportunity. This facility is seeking weekday ER Call coverage for ER Trauma Center, covering both Cranial and Spine service lines. The need doesn’t include weekends but Monday-Friday coverage only. This...
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Oct 19, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , MO

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a Level II Trauma Center in Florida seeking Neurosurgical Locums coverage February to April. We are seeking Level II Trauma ER Call for both Cranial and Spine Patients, ER consults, cases, rounding and follow up. We are looking for candidates that can cover 3 to 10...
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Oct 19, 2018
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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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Oct 19, 2018
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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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Oct 19, 2018
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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 one to two weeks a month. 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....
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Oct 19, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , TX

All Star is seeking BC Neurosurgeon to assist with locums in Texas.  Vacation coverage 7am-7am Covering both Cranial and Spine cases EMR is Cerner  All Star Recruiting Benefits: All Star Recruiting will be paying you a competitive daily rate plus hourly incentives All Travel, Lodging and Medical Malpractice expenses...
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Oct 19, 2018
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All Star Recruiting - , MO

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in a metropolitan area of Missouri seeking a Neurosurgeon comfortable with coiling for a Locums assignments. This need will consist of week blocks M-F with weekend ER Call, hours will be 8-4:30 M-F with evening ER Call and weekend 24 Hour Call. Once...
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