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 18, 2019
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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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Nov 22, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is seeking a Neurosurgeon to assist with locums coverage in Alabama. Inpatient December dates 24-hour call Vacation coverage 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 NALTO  Job ID #  
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Nov 22, 2019
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All Star Recruiting - , AL

All Star Recruiting is seeking a Neurosurgeon to assist with locums coverage in Alabama. Inpatient December dates 24-hour call Vacation coverage 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 NALTO  Job ID #  
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - St. Louis, MO

An exciting neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Missouri. Become part of an expanding neurosurgery team of six well-established surgeons. They have an excellent referral base from the medical groups 8-county service area of over 2 million people. The newly renovated and dedicated neuroscience institute is located in a medical office...
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Nov 22, 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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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - , MS

A Mississippi-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The schedule is clinic and call and you will see 4 - 6 cases per week. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. For this position, you need to have an active MS state license....
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Round Rock, TX

A Texas-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call, and you will see 10 - 15 patients per day. The covering physician must be board certified and have current ATLS certification. The assignment requirements include cranial and spine procedures. You will...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Princeton, NJ

We are currently helping a facility in New Jersey that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be one weekend per month with call, and you will see 1 - 2 cases per weekend. As the covering physician, you will need to be...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - , MO

We are helping a Missouri-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be 10 days per month, and you will see an average of 6 - 8 patients per day. You should be board certified. There will be enough time to obtain a...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Springfield, 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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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Mesa, 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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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Northen, CA

A neurosurgery position is available at a hospital in Northern California. The facility needs a physician to help cover the growing community. New graduates and experienced physicians are both encouraged to apply. You will need to be board certified or board eligible. If you do not have a California medical...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Joplin, MO

We are currently helping a facility in Missouri that is in need of a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule consists of clinic and call, and you will see 2 - 4 cases per week. As the covering physician, you will need to be board certified. The covering...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Tulsa, OK

We are assisting an Oklahoma-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to help with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule is 24-hour call and you will see 6 - 7 consults per shift. As the covering physician, you must be board certified or board eligible. Your assignment requirements include aneurysm clipping...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Rockford, IL

A health system in Illinois is seeking a Neurosurgery Physician Assistant to join a team of providers in a brand new neurosurgery program. This provider will be working side by side with a very experienced Neurosurgeon, first assisting on all surgeries. This is a brand new program that has been...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - , IN

An Indiana-based facility is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. The assignment schedule will consist of clinic and call. The covering physician must be board certified or board eligible. You will need to have an active IN state license for this position. CompHealth is the industry...
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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - Metro, MI

An opportunity exists for a neurosurgeon to join a dynamic surgery group in Michigan. The physician will be employed with a practice working out of one large medical center. The facility needs assistance with a growing a practice. There will be a 1:5 call schedule. They use the da Vinci Robotic...
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Nov 22, 2019

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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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Nov 22, 2019

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CompHealth - , PA

We are helping a Pennsylvania-based facility that is currently seeking a neurosurgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be 24-hour coverage. You should be board certified. You need to have an active PA state license for this assignment. Our goal is to make a difference in...
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Nov 22, 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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