Physician – Physiatrist (PM&R)

at Docs United
Published September 9, 2022
Location Iowa
Category MD  
Job Type Locum  
Specialty Physiatrist (PM&R)
Shift(s) Description 8 AM to 4:30 PM with 30 minutes for lunch - 8 hours per day
Shift Type Day Shift
Expenses Covered Travel, Flight, Hotel, Rental Car or Mileage, Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements BLS Certification, Active State License


  • Date of coverage: 11/22-11/23, 11/25
  • 8 AM to 4:30 PM with 30 minutes for lunch - 8 hours per day
  • No call
  • Adult and geriatric population
  • Max 9 patients per day, but varies based on census
  • 9 bed inpatient unit
  • Will Other Physicians Provide Coverage During Locum's Coverage Dates (List Names)?  There is a hospitalist group that assists medically with the patients, however locum is primarily responsible for the unit and the patients inpatient POC.
  • How Many Mid-Levels Provide Coverage?  There are mid-levels within the hospitalist group but this locum will not be their supervising provider.
  • Describe Office Ancillary Staff:  Unit is typically staffed with 2 nurses, 1 CNA, and 1 intake coordinator / nurse case manager.  In addition the unit is attached to the therapy unit which provides the 3 hours of therapy per patient per day.
  • EMR: Cerner Powerchart
  • Level 3 Trauma
  • Required procedures: discharge summary/med rec, weekly care plan documentation, pre-admission screening review and documentation per CMS guidelines, clinical staffing/care plan meetings, PAPE/H&P, disability/impairment assessment, prosthetics and orthotics
  • Trained in caring for qualifying diagnoses to IRF unit
  • A rehabilitation physician is uniquely qualified to determine whether a patient is appropriate for IRF care or not. Thus, according to the regulations, it must be a rehabilitation physician with specialized training and experience in rehabilitation who reviews and concurs with the preadmission screening prior to the IRF admission.
  • Credentialing timeline: ~4 weeks
  • Will pay for full travel
  • Board Certified - Required
  • Active IA license - Highly Preferred
  • BLS - Required
  • COVID Vaccine - Required, note at time of name clear
  • Must be able to cover dates listed - Required, note at time of name clear
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