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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Jun 16, 2019

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NEXTLocums - Richland, WA

An esteemed Hospital in Richland, WA is looking for a best in class Permanent MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Richland, WA. Job Description: Neurological Surgery Permanent staff opportunity only 100% adult care 50% trauma, must be board certified with recent experience. Full benefits...
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Jun 16, 2019

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NEXTLocums - Bismarck, ND

An esteemed Private Practice in Bismarck, ND is looking for a best in class Permanent MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Private Practice; Location: Bismarck, ND. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: 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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Jun 16, 2019

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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 - Jackson, TN

An esteemed Private Practice in Jackson, TN is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Private Practice; Location: Jackson, TN. Job Description: Locums BC/BE Neurosurgeon needed July 3-8 7a-7p Weekends TBD Friday 7am-Monday@7am 24-hour beeper...
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CompHealth - Albuquerque, NM

We are helping an established facility in New Mexico that is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be 24-hour call, and you will see four patients per day on average. You should be board certified. The facility uses Epic EMR for charting. The...
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Jun 14, 2019

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LocumTenens.com - CO

We have a facility in Colorado that is looking for a board certified neurosurgeon for a locum tenens assignment starting in September. The schedule is clinic and call coverage with call being 1:3.Dates Needed:  September - ongoingCall Ratio/Schedule:  1:3Hours Per Day:  8Assignment Type:&...
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Jun 11, 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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Jun 11, 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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Jun 16, 2019

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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 - 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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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - , WA

A facility in Washington seeks a locum tenens neurosurgeon. The assignment schedule will consist of call coverage. The ideal candidate has an active WA state license, is board certified or board eligible, and is proficient in general neurosurgery procedures. Let us show you how to join the physicians placed by...
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Jun 16, 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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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - , IA

A hospital in Iowa seeks a locum tenens neurosurgeon to provide coverage. For this assignment, you'll cover shifts as needed. The facility uses Epic EMR system. The ideal candidate has an active IA state license, is board certified, and is proficient in general neurosurgery procedures. We have a variety of...
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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - , IN

CompHealth is currently assisting a facility in Indiana that is in need of a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call. The covering physician must be board certified. The facility uses Epic EMR system. CompHealth can help you obtain an IN state license. CompHealth...
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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - Omaha, NE

A medical center located in Nebraska is seeking a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The candidate must be board certified. The assignment scope includes trauma cranial cases. The facility uses Epic EMR. The schedule is 1 - 2 weeks per month, and the physician will see 1 - 2 cases per day....
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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - Greeley, CO

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Colorado. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a CO state license with the process. The assignment schedule will consist of call coverage, and you will see six patients per day on average. The facility uses Cerner EMR. The...
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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - , AL

An Alabama-based medical center is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgeon. The assignment schedule is will consist of clinic and call coverage. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. The assignment requirements include endovascular neurosurgery procedures. There will be enough time to obtain an AL state license...
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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - , NY

A facility located in New York is seeking a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible. The facility uses Soarian EMR. The schedule is full-time coverage, and the physician will see 15 - 20 patients per day. For this assignment, you need to...
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Jun 16, 2019

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CompHealth - , IL

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity now available in Illinois. You must be comfortable with general and trauma procedures. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour call. The electronic medical record system is Epic. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible and have an...
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