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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Jan 17, 2020
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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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Jan 13, 2020

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Medestar - Long Beach, CA

A clinic in California is in need of a Neurological Surgery Physician to provide quality patient care for a locum tenens coverage assignment.About the Job:Coverage Needed: February 14 - 17Schedule/Hours: 24-hour call coverage; weekend and weekday call coverageMedical Setting: InpatientCall Requirements: All call coverageVolume: Expect 5-20 calls/24...
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Jan 17, 2020
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Barton Associates - NM

A multi-specialty clinic in New Mexico is looking for a nurse practitioner of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in February, with a possibility for future extension. Typically, the provider can expect to consult with patients, provide acute care services and ICP monitoring, and...
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Jan 16, 2020

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Weatherby Healthcare - Ithaca, NY

Weatherby is looking to fill a new position available in New York with a qualified neurosurgery NP. The work schedule will be 8 am - 5 pm on weekdays. You will track patient interactions using the Meditech EMR system. Required certifications include: BLS. If needed, our licensing team can assist you with...
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Jan 16, 2020

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Weatherby Healthcare - Ithaca, NY

Weatherby is looking to fill a new position available in New York with a qualified neurosurgery PA. The work schedule will be 8 am - 5 pm on weekdays. You will track patient interactions using the Meditech EMR system. Required certifications include: BLS. If needed, our licensing team can assist you with...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - Central metro region, ND

A new board certified or board eligible neurosurgery physician opportunity is now available in North Dakota with a not-for-profit health care system. You will have the opportunity to build your practice and you will have a broad referral base. Your caseload will be predominantly adults, but pediatric experience is preferred....
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Jan 17, 2020
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Barton Associates - NM

A multi-specialty clinic in New Mexico is looking for a physician assistant of neurological surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in February, with a possibility for future extension. Typically, the provider can expect to consult with patients, provide acute care services and ICP monitoring, and...
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Jan 17, 2020
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is seeking a Neurosurgeon to assist with locums coverage in Florida. Board Certified 24-hour call Level I Trauma  Adult and Peds Trauma Call All Star Recruiting benefits Full-service agency  24/7 professional and reliable service  Dedicated, specialty-specific consultants  Competitive pay  Malpractice coverage  Paid and coordinated travel services  Member of...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - Albany, GA

We have an exciting, locum tenens, neurosurgery opportunity now available in Georgia. You should have an active GA state license. Your assignment schedule will be one week of call per month. As the covering physician, you must be board certified. We fill assignments in all 50 states and receive new staffing...
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Jan 17, 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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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - , NY

We are helping an established facility in New York that is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be weekend call coverage and you will see 20 - 30 patients per shift. You should be board certified or board eligible. This assignment will require proficiency in...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - , NE

An established facility in Nebraska is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. The covering physician must be comfortable with pediatric neurosurgery. The assignment schedule is one week per month and the physician will see 3 - 4 cases per day. The incoming physician must be board certified or...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - , TN

We are providing locum tenens staffing assistance to a Tennessee-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with temporary coverage. You must be board certified or board eligible. Ideally, you will have an active TN state license. Your assignment schedule is 24-hour call. With assignments in all fifty...
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Jan 17, 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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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - Fresno, CA

Our client in California is seeking a Neurosurgery PA or NP to provide 3-6 months of locum coverage. The schedule will be 7 days on 7 days off 12 hour shifts.7 on 7 off schedule12 hour shiftsClinicRoundingWe provide complimentary housing and travelWe arrange and cover costs for licensing and malpracticeWe simplify the credentialing and...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - Duluth, MN

A hospital in Minnesota is seeking a neurosurgeon. You will work a Monday through Friday schedule where call is compensated separately. The clinic is also located on-site with a built in referral base, and there are no adult orthopedic spinal surgeons. There are two dedicated neurosurgical operating rooms with state-of-the-art...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - Orange Park, FL

CompHealth is currently assisting a Florida hospital with their search for an endovascular neurosurgeon. Join a growing advanced comprehensive stroke program. The focus is inpatient cerebrovascular consults. There is a solid referral base supported by a 90 plus mile radius catchment area. You will work with three other dedicated neurosurgeons. This...
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Jan 17, 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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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - , MO

There is a new locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity now available in Missouri. You must be comfortable with endovascular procedures. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour coverage 1 - 2 weeks per month. The electronic medical record system is Epic. As the covering physician, you must be board certified with ACLS certification. CompHealth...
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Jan 17, 2020

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CompHealth - , AZ

An Arizona-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with temporary locum tenens coverage. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. You will need to have an active AZ state license for this position. The assignment schedule is weekend call coverage and you will see six...
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