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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Sep 19, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Eureka, CA

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

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NEXTLocums - Kettering, OH

Endovascular Neurosurgery Perm Full time - Employed Position Southwestern Ohio
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Sep 15, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - California, CA

340 bed hospital    100% call coverage  2 weeks a month General cases, little to no traumaMalpractice, travel and lodging paid for 
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Sep 15, 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 centerTravel and malpractice insurance covered
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Sep 15, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Georgia, GA

Pediatric NeurosurgeryStart Oct or Nov ongoingAssist with wknd call coverage and vacation datesReason for Need: Relief coverage24 hour call  Level 3 Nursery, Level 1 HospitalMust be board certifiedMust have an active GA medical licenseAll travel, lodging and malpractice provided and paid for by Delta Locums!
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Sep 15, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Georgia, GA

Pediatric NeurosurgeryStart Oct or Nov ongoingAssist with wknd call coverage and vacation datesReason for Need: Relief coverage24 hour call  Level 3 Nursery, Level 1 HospitalMust be board certifiedMust have an active GA medical licenseAll travel, lodging and malpractice provided and paid for by Delta Locums!
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Sep 15, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - California, CA

340 bed hospital    100% call coverage  2 weeks a month General cases, little to no traumaMalpractice, travel and lodging paid for 
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Sep 15, 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 centerTravel and malpractice insurance covered
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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , GA

Searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon in Eastern Georgia to help start an employed Neurosurgical practice with an interest in general neurosurgery. Cranial interest a plus, but not required Work alongside an experienced surgeon in private practice who has built an impressive reputation from his quality of care and successful...
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Sep 18, 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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Sep 12, 2017

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VeloSource - Central, 1.5 hours from Raleigh, NC

Locum Tenens Neurosurgery opportunity in Central North Carolina for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.The facility is located in a very nice top ranked mid-size city that is also less than 2 hours from Raleigh.- Night shifts available (7p-7a)- BLS/ACLS required- 7 on/7 off rotation- Total...
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Sep 20, 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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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

Here is a great opportunity for the right Neurosurgeon to grow a successful practice. A BC/BE Neurosurgeon is being recruited to either join 2 other physicians in their well established practice or to established a new solo practice. This position has been identified as a strong need by other physicians...
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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

Here is a great opportunity for the right Neurosurgeon to grow a successful practice. A BC/BE Neurosurgeon is being recruited to either join 2 other physicians in their well established practice or to established a new solo practice. This position has been identified as a strong need by other physicians...
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Sep 12, 2017

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VeloSource - Central, 1.5 hours from Raleigh, NC

Locum Tenens Neurosurgery opportunity in Central North Carolina for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.The facility is located in a very nice top ranked mid-size city that is also less than 2 hours from Raleigh.- Night shifts available (7p-7a)- BLS/ACLS required- 7 on/7 off rotation- Total...
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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , FL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in Florida searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for weekday and weekend Locums assignments. This will be ER Call only, Cranial and Spine cases with some light inpatient rounding. Clipping of aneurysms is required for this assignment. During your assignment, you will...
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Sep 20, 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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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , SD

Searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon in South Dakota with interests in vascular, intra-cranial and trauma neurosurgery. This is an employed position. 3-10 years General Neurosurgery experience is preferred, but not required. Call will be 1:3 to 1:4. Competitive Compensation with production bonus incentives. Benefits include a sign-on bonus, retention bonus, paid...
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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , MI

Searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgery physician In Central Michigan to join 2 others in an already established practice. Surgical cases are performed at the local hospital with offices located on the hospital campus, making it convenient for both staff and patients alike. The ideal candidate will have excellent clinical and...
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Sep 20, 2017
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is contracted with a facility in southern Alabama searching for a BE/BC Neurosurgeon for Feb 13 at 7am- Feb 18 at 7am. This is a level II facility in beautiful southern AL.You will be responsible for admitting and rounding on any in-house patients on a 24 hour call...
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