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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Aug 16, 2017
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Integrity Locums - MO

Locums Neurosurgery Need in Missouri Coverage dates: 8/1 - ongoing Group of 3 surgeons Office Monday to Friday and and shared 7 day call blocks 7-10 patients a call Call averages 1 admit a night All adult cases Level II trauma center ER Consults Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ malpractice with...
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Integrity Locums - ID

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Idaho Dates of coverage: August 23-31 (will have additional dates) Continuous 24 hour call No clinic or elective coverage Light call 3 calls per 24 hours and some days they never get called level 2 trauma Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit available A++ rated malpractice with tail insurance Prepaid...
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Integrity Locums - MO

Locums Neurosurgery Need in Missouri Coverage dates: 8/1 - ongoing Group of 3 surgeons Office Monday to Friday and and shared 7 day call blocks 7-10 patients a call Call averages 1 admit a night All adult cases Level II trauma center ER Consults Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ malpractice with...
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Integrity Locums - NY

Locums Neurosurgery Coverage Needed in New York Coverage dates:ASAP - ongoing Schedule: round daily and 24 hour call, 7a-7a All general cases and level 3 trauma designation Open to schedule options, 10 to 12 days of coverage needed a month Cover 2 facilities in the same city Opening due to permanent...
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Integrity Locums - NY

Locums Neurosurgery Coverage Needed in New York Coverage dates:ASAP - ongoing Schedule: round daily and 24 hour call, 7a-7a All general cases and level 3 trauma designation Open to schedule options, 10 to 12 days of coverage needed a month Cover 2 facilities in the same city Opening due to permanent...
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Integrity Locums - IN

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Indiana Coverage dates:  Mon:  9/17 @ 7am – Mon:  10/2 @7am Mon:  10/16 @ 7am – Fri:  10/27 @7am Mon:  11/6 @ 7am – Fri:  11/17 @7am Tues:  11/21 @ 7am – Mon:  12/4 @7am Mon:  12/11 @ 7am – Sun:  12/31 @7...
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Integrity Locums - IN

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Indiana Coverage dates:  Mon:  9/17 @ 7am – Mon:  10/2 @7am Mon:  10/16 @ 7am – Fri:  10/27 @7am Mon:  11/6 @ 7am – Fri:  11/17 @7am Tues:  11/21 @ 7am – Mon:  12/4 @7am Mon:  12/11 @ 7am – Sun:  12/31 @7...
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Integrity Locums - ID

Locums Neurosurgery Position in Idaho Dates of coverage: August 23-31 (will have additional dates) Continuous 24 hour call No clinic or elective coverage Light call 3 calls per 24 hours and some days they never get called level 2 trauma Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit available A++ rated malpractice with tail insurance Prepaid...
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Aug 10, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aug 10, 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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Aug 10, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - Wisconsin, WI

Coverage: One weekend a month Start: ASAP Trauma Level 3 All travel and lodging paid for!  
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Delta Locum Tenens - Wisconsin, WI

Coverage: One weekend a month Start: ASAP Trauma Level 3 All travel and lodging paid for!  
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Aug 10, 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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Aug 10, 2017

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VeloSource - Hartford, CT

Great Neurosurgery Locum Tenens opportunity in Connecticut.Beautiful location and a prestigious hospital. - BC/BE Neurosurgery - 3 days (24 hours)/week - February-May - Position will be a mix of patient consults and intercranial surgeries Contact VeloSource to discuss this ad or any of our Locum Tenens and Permanent opportunities...
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