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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Nov 9, 2018

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Delta Locum Tenens - Arizona, AZ

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) December 24 - January 6th Possibly Future dates POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) Vacation Call Coverage 165 Beds Average 2 calls per day Stroke Center, brain, spine, trauma Rounding daily on 5-10 patients PHOENIX AREA Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) BENEFITS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) A++ Malpractice...
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Nov 9, 2018

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Delta Locum Tenens - North Carolina, NC

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) ASAP - ongoing Flexible schedule POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) Trauma: Level 1 Location: Eastern North Carolina Setting: 100% inpatient Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) BENEFITS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) A++ Malpractice Insurance covered Full travel accommodations provided Weekly direct deposit and online work logs 24-hour...
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Nov 12, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Walla Walla, WA

An esteemed Hospital in Walla Walla, WA is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery Neurosurgery; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Walla Walla, WA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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Nov 12, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Richland, WA

An esteemed Hospital in Richland, WA is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Neurosurgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Neurosurgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Richland, WA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Modesto, CA

This well established California Medical Center is seeking and experienced Nurse Practitioner with a background in Neurology and Stroke Care. This position offers a Daytime schedule. Reporting to the Stroke Program Coordinator, the Stroke Program Nurse Navigator provides expert nursing consultation and practice oversight, functioning as a liaison between medical...
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - North Miami Beach, FL

A neurosurgeon opportunity is now available as an independent contractor in Florida. The community has a growing demand, so the facility is reviewing experienced candidates. They have patients and volume ready for an incoming surgeon. The schedule will be one to two days a week working at their surgical center...
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Nov 6, 2018

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Fidelis Partners - New York, NY

Neurosurgery Opportunity$1,000,000+ Partnership EarningsLong Island, NYA well-established private Neurosurgery group is seeking a highly-trained and skilled Neurosurgeon or Neuro-Spine Surgeon to join them in partnership. In addition to a General Neurological Surgery position, this organization also has an opportunity available for a surgeon that would be interested in working with...
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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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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Memphis, TN

A neuro/endovascular surgeon position is available at a hospital in Tennessee. The facility needs a physician to take over for a retiring physician. OR time and clinic time will be based on the needs and referrals. You will work out of two hospitals that are nearby to each other....
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Nov 6, 2018

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Honor Medical Staffing - Columbus, Ohio, OH

Neurosurgery coverage needed about an hour from Columbus, Ohio. Urgent needs: If you can work ANY of the following shifts call me * November 6-12, 15-19, 21-26 * December 7-10, 14-17, 20-25, 28-31 * 2019 dates to be announced * 24-hour Call + weekend rounds * BC required * Paid Malpractice Insurance * Pre-paid travel & housing expense For immediate...
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Central, IL

There is a new neurosurgery opportunity available in Illinois. The facility is willing to be flexible and work with the needs of a qualified incoming physician. You will be hospital-employed and join a couple other experienced neurosurgeons. Shared call schedule is 1:4. You should have a current IL license, or be...
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Seattle, WA

* Practice Setting: Neurosurgery * Facility Type: Hospital * Reason for Coverage: Growth * Work Schedule: M-F 8 hour shifts * On Call/Call Backs: No call * Required Skills: 4+ years of experience. This is a 1st assist OR job only! No rounding or clinic involved * Case Load: Unknown as their practice is growing. 'As many as...
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Nov 12, 2018

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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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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Paducah, KY

A large, stable hospital in Western Kentucky is looking to add a neurosurgeon due to the growing patient demand. This practice will consist of 80 percent spine and 20 percent cranial procedures. There is one other neurosurgeon here currently, so the call will be 1:2. They prefer a physician that can start right...
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Albuquerque, NM

Academic teaching experience or hands-on managing a program. Spine fellowship or extensive experience in modern approaches in spine surgery is essential. For more information please contact Sharon Wilmot directly at 203.663.9331 or email your CV and references to sharon.wilmot@comphealth.com. Full Benefits Vacation Retirement Relocation Incentive bonus's Compensation 200,000-300,000...
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Albuquerque, NM

A neurosurgeon is needed at a hospital in New Mexico. The new physician will be expected to fill the clinics very early on due to tremendous referral base. The call will be 1:4 to 1:5 with available locum coverage. There will be no trauma call. There will be dedicated OR block time...
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Nov 12, 2018

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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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Nov 12, 2018

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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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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - Metro SD - Mount Rushmore Area, SD

A hospital in South Dakota needs additional neurosurgeon. They are seeking additional partners to meet the community needs. The call will be six days per month. The facility requires that you be board certified or board eligible in neurosurgery. They will consider new graduates and experienced physicians. Candidates with ties...
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Nov 12, 2018

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CompHealth - , FL

A Florida-based facility is currently seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule will be clinic 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 FL state license. Locum tenens physicians will help solve...
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