Physician – Traumatic Brain Injury/General Medicine

at Docs United
Published September 9, 2022
Location Iowa
Category MD  
Job Type Locum  
Specialty Traumatic Brain Injury/General Medicine
Shift(s) Description PRN - as needed basis. Shifts TBD. Half day is 4 hours or less. Full day is 4-8 hours.
Shift Type Day Shift
Expenses Covered Flight, Hotel, Rental Car or Mileage, Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements ACLS/BLS Certification, Active State License


  • Need is on a PRN basis, ongoing
  • Willing to accept these specialties: Neurology, Neurosurgery, PM&R
  • Two options within 100 miles of Des Moines, IA - perform exams at VES leased facility and/or schedule Veterans within your own practice
  • Exams are primarily interview-based with some physical assessment: range of motion testing, muscle strength testing, evaluating traumatic brain injury. Exams will be a mix of General Medicine and Traumatic Brain Injury. 
  • No prescribing, no treatment
  • DMA certification available (can get CME credits)
  • Use of Goniometer required
  • Familiar with Musculoskeletal, Diabetes, and Cardio required
  • Familiarity with MMSE/MOCA testing required
  • Proficient in METs testing, evaluating and diagnosing respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological conditions.
  • Own personal laptop (NO MACs)
  • Training shall be provided for all Reporting/Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs)/Independent Medical Opinion (IMOs)
    • Reporting/DBQs/IMOs must be submitted within 48 hours upon exam completion - no narrative report. End product is completion of standardized form(s).
  • Evaluations to be completed in VES's provider portal and records are reviewed

Rate breakdown and travel reimbursement caps:

  • Malpractice rates need to be included in rates
  • Mileage - IRS standard rate (not to be used with rental car - for personal vehicles only)
  • Parking
  • Tolls
  • Rideshare
  • Proficient in METs testing, evaluating and diagnosing respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological conditions - Required
  • Familiarity with MMSE/MOCA testing - Required
  • Own a laptop (no Mac/Apple products) - Required
  • Must follow rate structure and meet rate requirements - Required
  • Must be willing to wear a mask during all visits - Required
  • Previous compensation and pension evaluation experience - Highly Preferred
  • Local candidates within 100 miles (one way) of Des Moines, IA - Required


  • Board Certified or Truly Board Eligible within 0-3 years of residency - Required
  • Active and unrestricted full license - Required
  • Board Certified
  • Iowa
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