Neurosurgery 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
  • Discuss outcomes and potential courses of action with patients, and assist them in the decision-making process.
  • Perform surgical procedures, both exploratory and for treatment.
  • Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.
  • Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.
  • Teach medical students and supervise residents.

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Feb 18, 2020
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Barton Associates - MA

A hospital in Massachusetts is looking for a physician assistant of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in March, with the possibility for extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see pediatric patients during inpatient floor coverage. The provider's schedule will be from 6 a....
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Barton Associates - MD

A hospital in Maryland is looking for a nurse practitioner of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately seven months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to see a high volume of patients for standard neurological surgery. The provider will work two or three...
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Barton Associates - MD

A hospital in Maryland is looking for a physician assistant of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately seven months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to see a high volume of patients for standard neurological surgery. The provider will work two or three...
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VeloSource - WIlliamsport, PA

VeloSource has a new locum tenens Neurosurgery opportunity located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. - 24 hour days - BC/BE - No elective surgery, no clinic, just on call for trauma - State-of-the-art surgical and imaging suites - Great location that is close to NYC, DC, and Philadelphia Contact VeloSource to discuss...
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VeloSource - Altoona, PA

VeloSource has a new locum tenens Neurosurgery opportunity located near Altoona, Pennsylvania. - 24 hour days - BC/BE - No elective surgery, no clinic, just on-call for trauma - State-of-the-art surgical and imaging suites - Great location that is close to Pittsburgh Contact VeloSource to discuss this job or any...
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Feb 18, 2020
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Barton Associates - MA

A hospital in Massachusetts is looking for a nurse practitioner of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in March, with the possibility for extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see pediatric patients during inpatient floor coverage. The provider's schedule will be from 6 a....
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CompHealth - , PA

A Pennsylvania-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm with call. The covering physician must be board certified. CompHealth can help you obtain a PA state license. We invite you to contact your personal CompHealth...
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CompHealth - , CA

A facility in California seeks a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 10 - 14 days per month and the physician will see 3 - 7 cases patients per day. You must be board certified. The incoming physician must have a CA state license. Let us show you how...
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CompHealth - , AZ

A facility in Arizona seeks a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule will consist of surgery, rounding, and call. You will see six patients per day on average. You must be board certified or board eligible. The incoming physician must have an AZ state license. Please...
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Feb 14, 2020

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CompHealth - Fort Worth, TX

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity now available in Texas. Your assignment schedule will be Monday - Friday. You will see 2 - 4 cases per day. As the covering physician, you must be board certified and have an active TX state license. We invite you to contact your personal...
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Feb 18, 2020

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CompHealth - , WI

A board certified or board eligible neurosurgeon is needed at a well-established practice in Wisconsin. The practice currently consists of a neurosurgeon, a neurosurgeon physician assistant, a neurologist, neuropsychology physician assistants, and a skilled support staff. They are looking for a surgeon with an interest and desire to do spine...
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CompHealth - Richland, WA

CompHealth is assisting a health system in Washington with their search for a neurosurgeon. This is a general surgery position that is available due to growth. They are considering candidates that can do spinal cases. You will have a 1:2 call and work out of one hospital. CompHealth has a dedicated...
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Feb 18, 2020

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CompHealth - Grand Forks, ND

A neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in North Dakota at an integrated health care facility. You will see general neurosurgery with a heavy emphasis on spine procedures. You will see an average of 10 patients per day with the assistance of an APP, and an office staff. There will be call...
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CompHealth - , MO

We are currently helping a facility in Missouri that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule consists of clinic and call, and you will see 2 - 4 cases per week. As the covering physician, you will need to be board certified. The covering...
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CompHealth - Jackson, TN

This hospital employed position is conveniently located in West Tennessee where the amenities are in abundance. Join 2 other neurosurgeons and 7 neurologists in this well run practice. This opportunity also offers student loan repayment, relocation, vacation, CME, benefits, and paid malpractice. Tennessee offers no state income tax. Please send your CV...
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CompHealth - Myrtle Beach, SC

A growing practice in South Carolina needs an additional neurosurgeon. There are currently three neurosurgeons and three mid-levels on staff. You will work at an acute care hospital that is a busy adult and pediatric trauma center. There is in-house critical care, trauma surgery, a newly opened neurosciences ICU, and...
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Feb 18, 2020

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CompHealth - , PA

A Pennsylvania-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule will consist of call coverage. The covering physician must be board certified. For this position, you need to have an active PA state license. We invite you to contact your personal CompHealth recruiter and...
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Feb 18, 2020

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CompHealth - Metro, MI

An opportunity exists for a neurosurgeon to join a dynamic surgery group in Michigan. The physician will be employed with a practice working out of one large medical center. The facility needs assistance with a growing a practice. There will be a 1:5 call schedule. They use the da Vinci Robotic...
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Feb 18, 2020

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CompHealth - Fayetteville, NC

A new neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in North Carolina at a group practice. They are seeking an enthusiastic board certified or board eligible physician that has demonstrated skill and interest in spine cases to increase volume and growth to the team. There are currently have three neurosurgeons that...
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Feb 18, 2020

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CompHealth - Greater New York City, NY

A growing private practice in New York is looking to hire an additional neurosurgeon. The group needs assistance with the high demand from the community. You will work a shared 1:6 call schedule and can expect to see 20-25 patients per day on average. This is a general neurosurgery practice with...
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