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 21, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Louisiana, LA

InpatientJanuary ongoing24 hr call coverage7-10 days a month (will look at as few as 1 block of 4/month)Level 2 trauma centerWill consider candidates needing to licenseTravel and malpractice insurance covered
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Oct 23, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Eureka, CA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Oct 23, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, NC

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Oct 23, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, NC

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Oct 23, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Eureka, CA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Oct 23, 2017

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Fusion HealthCare Staffing - NC

Are you available to help with neurosurgery coverage starting Nov 20, 2017, to Feb 28, 2018? We have a facility in the Greenville area of North Carolina that is seeking a Nocturnist NP or PA to help in Neurosurgery working on a 7-on 7-off basis.Nocturnist Neurosurgery NP/PA 7-On 7-Off (7pm–7am)Inpatient...
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Oct 23, 2017

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Fusion HealthCare Staffing - CA

Neurosurgery PA needed in California starting 10/23. CA license is required, with rounds done in both hospital and clinic. Let us know if you are available. If you aren't available, you could still earn a generous referral bonus, so let me know if you have any colleagues who may be...
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Oct 23, 2017

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Fusion HealthCare Staffing - NC

Are you available to help with neurosurgery coverage starting Nov 20, 2017, to Feb 28, 2018? We have a facility in the Greenville area of North Carolina that is seeking a Nocturnist NP or PA to help in Neurosurgery working on a 7-on 7-off basis.Nocturnist Neurosurgery NP/PA 7-On 7-Off (7pm–7am)Inpatient...
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Oct 17, 2017

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VeloSource - Central, 1.5 hours from Raleigh, NC

Locum Tenens Neurosurgery opportunity in Central North Carolina for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.The facility is located in a very nice top ranked mid-size city that is also less than 2 hours from Raleigh.- Night shifts available (7p-7a)- BLS/ACLS required- 7 on/7 off rotation- Total...
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Oct 17, 2017

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VeloSource - Central, 1.5 hours from Raleigh, NC

Locum Tenens Neurosurgery opportunity in Central North Carolina for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.The facility is located in a very nice top ranked mid-size city that is also less than 2 hours from Raleigh.- Night shifts available (7p-7a)- BLS/ACLS required- 7 on/7 off rotation- Total...
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Oct 23, 2017
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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 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , MO

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in a metro area in Missouri searching for a Neurosurgeon needed for locums coverage for sporadic days in June/ July and beyond. Candidates must have coiling experience and comfortable and experienced in Stroke care. The facility would prefer a MO Licensed candidate...
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Oct 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for weekday and weekend Locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light inpatient rounding. Clipping of aneurysms is required for this assignment. During your assignment, you will...
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Oct 23, 2017
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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 23, 2017
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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 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in southern Alabama searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for Feb 13 at 7am- Feb 18 at 7am. This is a level II facility in beautiful southern AL.You will be responsible for admitting and rounding on any in-house patients on a 24 hour call...
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Oct 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in southern Alabama searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for Feb 13 at 7am- Feb 18 at 7am. This is a level II facility in beautiful southern AL.You will be responsible for admitting and rounding on any in-house patients on a 24 hour call...
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Oct 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , VA

All Star Recruiting in contracted with a facility in Virginia that is looking for a board certified endovascular neurosurgeon for ongoing locums coverage; ideally one week on one week off. They're seeking a fellowship trained neurosurgeon comfortable with endovascular procedures including stroke, and coiling. Coverage would consist of both clinic +...
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Oct 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , SC

Looking for a neurosurgeon who has some availability to help a facility out in SC with some intermittent call coverage. This is a call only position and it is a Level 2 trauma center. All travel, lodging and malpractice will be covered. Job ID# 20544
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Oct 23, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for sporadic locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light in-patient rounding. During your assignment you will be reimbursed with a competitive daily rate with hourly rate....
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