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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Mar 15, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - Arkansas, AR

DATES NEEDED Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) March - ongoing POSITION DETAILS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) Location: Right outside of Fayetteville, AR Schedule: Planning for 1 long weekend/month (24-hour call - Thus-Sun) Vacation coverage Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) needed BENEFITS Surgery - Neurosurgery (NS) A++ Malpractice Insurance covered Full travel...
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Mar 14, 2019

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Medestar - Santa Rosa, CA

Medestar is securing Board Certified Neurologist with availability for a full-time locum tenens assignment beginning June 1, 2019 for an open-ended assignment.   Practice Information Inpatient and Outpatient Neurology AssignmentSchedule is Monday -Friday 8-5 plus 1 week of call per month18 Patients per day, 2-6 Hospital patients per day, 1-2 ICU patients...
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Mar 20, 2019

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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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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - , PA

We are currently helping a facility in Pennsylvania that is in need of a neurosurgery physician to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be one week on/one week off. As the covering physician, you will need to be board certified. The covering physician must have a...
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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - Hammond, LA

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgery opportunity now available in Louisiana. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour call, and you will see 3 - 5 patients per day. The electronic medical record system is Epic. As the covering physician, you must be board certified and have an active LA state license....
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Mar 20, 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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Mar 20, 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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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - St. Cloud, MN

We are helping an established hospital in Minnesota that is currently in search of a neurosurgery physician for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be 24-hour weekend coverage and you will see 3 - 7 consults per weekend. You should be board certified or board eligible. The facility uses Epic EMR for...
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Mar 20, 2019

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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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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - , MN

A hospital located in Minnesota is seeking a neurosurgery physician to help with locum tenens coverage. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible. The schedule will consist of call coverage, and the scope of the assignment involves general neurosurgery procedures. The facility can wait for you to obtain...
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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - Akron, OH

A hospital located in Ohio is seeking a locum tenens neurosurgery physician who would be interested in a long-term opportunity. The candidate must be board certified. The schedule is will be full-time clinic and call, and the scope involves standard neurosurgery procedures. The facility can wait for you to obtain...
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Mar 20, 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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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - , TX

CompHealth is currently assisting a hospital in Texas that is in need of a locum tenens neurosurgery physician. The assignment schedule will consist of call coverage and you will see 4 - 5 cases per week. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible and have an active TX state...
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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - Fresno, CA

Our client in California is seeking a Neurosurgery PA to provide 3-6 months of locum coverage. The schedule for this position will be 7 days on 7 days off 12 hours per day.7 on 7 offRoundingClinicWe provide complimentary housing and travelWe arrange and cover costs for licensing and malpracticeWe simplify the credentialing and privileging...
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Mar 20, 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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Mar 20, 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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Mar 20, 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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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - French Camp, CA

Our client in California is seeking a Neurosurgery PA to provided 3-6 months of locum coverage.1st Assist in the ORRoundingPre and Post OpWe provide complimentary housing and travelWe arrange and cover costs for licensing and malpracticeWe simplify the credentialing and privileging processWe provide first day medical insurance and 401(K)...
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Mar 20, 2019

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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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Mar 20, 2019

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CompHealth - Modesto, CA

This well-established hospital system in the Modesto, CA area is seeking two Neurosurgery PA's to join their team. This will be a hospital-based position consisting of rounding and first assisting and may assist with Deep Brain Stimulation. This position is offering a Monday-Friday daytime schedule with a light call. This...
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