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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May 21, 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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May 21, 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 100% adult care 50% trauma, must be board certified with recent experience. Full benefits package...
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May 20, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - Washington, WA

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) May start Ongoing 10 shifts per month POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) 24-hour Call only Endovascular Neurosurgeon Cranial surgeries & General Neurosurgery call and endovascular call.  Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) needed BENEFITS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) A++ Malpractice Insurance covered Weekly direct...
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May 21, 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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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Salem, VA

A new neurosurgery opportunity is now available in Virginia. Whether this is the first step in your career after completing training, or your next step in an already established career, you will appreciate the ability to work in an employed practice. You will work with a team that has a...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - , TN

We are helping an established hospital in Tennessee that is currently in search of a neurosurgery physician for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be weekend call. You should be board certified or board eligible. This assignment will require proficiency in general neurosurgery and have a TN state license. CompHealth...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Otsego County, NY

Immediate opportunity in Central New York State for an experienced Neurosurgery Physician Assistant. This is a permanent, full time opportunity for a PA to join our team with a highly respected Healthcare System. Provider will be covering both clinic and post-op rounding as well as OR time. M-F Days schedule...
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May 21, 2019

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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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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Knoxville, TN

A new neurosurgery physician opportunity is available in Tennessee at a growing hospital. You be joining two other neurosurgeons. The facility is hiring an experienced physician to support the developing community. You will treat disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves. Complex spine would be a big plus. You...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Southern Florida, FL

A hospital located in Florida is seeking an endovascular neurosurgeon to join their team. You will be joining a busy practice with another endovascular neurosurgeon. Applicants are required to be board certified or board eligible and willing to do some general neurosurgery. A FL license will be required, and the...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Southern Tier Region, NY

A healthcare system in Upstate New York is adding an additional neurosurgery physician due to succession planning and growth. You must do complex adult spine and cranial neurosurgery. They are actively recruiting a board certified or eligible neurosurgeon with a primary practice location to be in the southern tier region...
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May 21, 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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May 21, 2019

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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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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - , MO

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in Missouri. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a MO state license with the process. The assignment schedule will be 24-hour call with minimal clinic coverage. You will see 4 - 10 surgeries per week. The covering physician must be...
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May 21, 2019

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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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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - , MO

We are helping an established medical center in Missouri that is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be one week per month. You should be board certified or board eligible. This assignment will require proficiency in general neurosurgery procedures. Physicians who don't hold...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Northern New Mexico, NM

CompHealth is currently assisting a hospital in New Mexico with their search for a neurosurgeon. The schedule is Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm with a 1:3 call rotation and neurosurgeon will handle 180 - 250 cases per year. You will work with a great group of neurosurgeons and physiatrists. You must...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - , ME

A Maine-based medical center is currently seeking a neurosurgery physician to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is Monday - Friday with 1:3 call. You will see 2 - 4 cases per week. The covering physician must be board certified and have current ACLS and BLS certification. There will be enough...
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Fort Lauderdale, FL

A new neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Florida. They are open to general neurosurgery as well as sub-specialty training in neurosurgery. You will join a well-established network of employed neurosurgeons. The facility has dedicated operating rooms equipped with the latest surgical technology and a specialized neurosurgical intensive care unit....
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May 21, 2019

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CompHealth - Shreveport, LA

A new neurosurgery opportunity is now available in Louisiana at a hospital. The need is for one to two surgeons that will join two other neurosurgeons. They are open to any fellowship/sub-specialty. The call schedule will be worked out once the new surgeons are hired. This position offers a...
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