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 19, 2017

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CompHealth - Brooklyn, NY

An exciting locum tenens neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in New York. The ideal physician is comfortable with cranial and spinal procedures and has an active NY state license. The assignment schedule will consist of clinic, rounding, and call for 2 weeks per month. You will see 1-2 emergent cases...
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Nov 17, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

24-hour call coverage needed in Southern ALFriday December 29th 6AM to Wednesday January 3rd 6AMCall & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 Trauma CenterVascular, anesthesia and pulm/critical care support available 24/7Board Certified and AL license requiredAll travel, lodging, and malpractice covered
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Nov 17, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Alabama, AL

24-hour call coverage needed in Southern ALFriday December 29th 6AM to Wednesday January 3rd 6AMCall & Surgery, No clinicLevel 2 Trauma CenterVascular, anesthesia and pulm/critical care support available 24/7Board Certified and AL license requiredAll travel, lodging, and malpractice covered
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Nov 20, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Des Moines, IA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Nov 20, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Des Moines, IA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Nov 20, 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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Nov 20, 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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Nov 20, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Kettering, OH

Endovascular Neurosurgery Perm Full time - Employed Position Southwestern Ohio
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Nov 19, 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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Nov 19, 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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Nov 19, 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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Nov 19, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida seeking reoccurring Neurosurgery locums coverage. Seeking BC/BE Neuro Surgeons for coverage for dates in Oct along with Thanksgiving and Christmas dates. Assignment consists of Neurosurgery ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities covering both spine and cranial cases. Great Daily...
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Nov 19, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida seeking reoccurring Neurosurgery locums coverage. Seeking BC/BE Neuro Surgeons for coverage for dates in Oct along with Thanksgiving and Christmas dates. Assignment consists of Neurosurgery ER call with In-Patient rounding responsibilities covering both spine and cranial cases. Great Daily...
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Nov 19, 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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Nov 19, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

Searching for a BE/BC Endovascular Neurosurgery physician in Northwest Florida to join an existing practice and assist in growing a larger Stroke Program. Neurosciences team consists of neurosurgeons, neurologists, nurses, therapists, dietitians and case managers to diagnose and treat the needs of patients. Employed position offers a competitive compensation...
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Nov 20, 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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Nov 20, 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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Nov 19, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AR

Neurosurgeon Needed in Northwestern Arkansas! This is an excellent Hospital Employed opportunity for a BC/BE Neurosurgeon to perform Cranial & Spine procedures in a state of the art surgery suite with office space across the street of the facility. The anticipated call will be 1:2. You will be offered a...
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Nov 19, 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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Nov 10, 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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