Medical Department

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USS NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENTS
CMD STRATEGIC OPS CONN ENG SEC TAC INTEL MED SCI M.A.C.O. Soldiers M.A.C.O. Operatives M.A.C.O. Flight CIV
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Medical Department
Department Colors:

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Officers:

32

Enlisted:

48

Senior Officer: Zalah Malayi
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SUMMARY

The medical & counseling department is responsible for the mental and physical health of the crew, from running annual physicals to combatting a strange plague that is afflicting the crew to helping a crew member deal with the loss of a loved one.

Roles & Positions

The Medical Department consists of 80 personnel (32 officers and 48 enlisted).

Medical

Medicine

Chief Medical Officer
Officer QTY: 1 The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for the physical health of the entire crew, but does more than patch up injured crew members. His/her function is to ensure that they do not get sick or injured to begin with, and to this end monitors their health and conditioning with regular check ups. If necessary, the Chief Medical Officer can remove anyone from duty, even a Commanding Officer. Besides this s/he is available to provide medical advice to any individual who requests it.

Additionally the Chief is also responsible for all aspect of the medical deck, such as the Medical labs, Surgical suites and Dentistry labs. S/he also is a department head and a member of the Senior Staff and responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and duty rosters.

Assistant Chief Medical Officer
Officer QTY: 1 A starship or facility has numerous personnel aboard, and thus the Chief Medical Officer cannot be expect to do all the work required. The Asst. Chief Medical Officer assists Chief in all areas, such as administration, and application of medical care. On board the Black Hawk, the ACMO doubles as a physician.
Physician
Officer QTY: 3 Medical Officers, or Physicians, undertake the majority of the work aboard the ship/facility, examining the crew, and administering medical care under the instruction of the Chief Medical Officer and Assistant Chief Medical Officer also run the other Medical areas not directly overseen by the Chief Medical Officer.
Physician's Assistant
Officer QTY: 5
Medical Technician
Enlisted QTY: 12


Surgery

Surgeon
Officer QTY: 3 Doctors of the federation still specialize and mostly, the Chief Medical Officer position is usually held by a general practitioner. While simple surgery is part of their training, some doctors on larger vessels and starbases prefer to have a surgeon on staff.
Surgical Technician
Enlisted QTY: 9


Nursing

Head Nurse
Officer QTY: 1 The Head Nurse oversees all the Nurses currently aboard, ensuring they are assigned to tasks and working as required in their area. Additionally the Head nurse performs the normal duties of the nurse, assisting the Duty Medical Officer in sickbay.
Nurse
Officer QTY: 6 Nurses are trained in basic medical care, and are capable of dealing with less serious medical cases. In more serious matters the nurse assists the medical officer in the examination and administration of medical care, be this injecting required drugs, or simply assuring the injured party that they will be ok. The Nurses also maintain the medical wards, overseeing the patients and ensuring they are receiving medication and care as instructed by the Medical Officer.
Surgical Nurse
Officer QTY: 2


Dental

Dentist
Officer QTY: 3
Dental Hygienist
Enlisted QTY: 5
Dental Assistant
Enlisted QTY: 5


Pharmacy

Pharmacist
Officer QTY: 1
Pharmacy Technician
Enlisted QTY: 2


Laboratory

Pathologist
Officer QTY: 1
Chief Laboratory Technician
Enlisted QTY: 1
Senior Laboratory Technician
Enlisted QTY: 3
Laboratory Technician
Enlisted QTY: 9


Counseling

Chief Counselor
Officer QTY: 1 Because of their training in psychology, technically the ship's/facility's Counselor is considered part of Starfleet medical. The Counselor is responsible both for advising the Commanding Officer in dealing with other people and races, and in helping crew members with personal, psychological, and emotional problems. The Chief Counselor is considered a member of the Senior Staff. S/he is responsible for the crew in his/her department. The Chief Counselor is the Counselor with the highest rank and most experience.
Counselor
Officer QTY: 3 Because of their training in psychology, technically the ship's/facility's Counselor is considered part of Starfleet medical. The Counselor is responsible both for advising the Commanding Officer in dealing with other people and races, and in helping crew members with personal, psychological, and emotional problems.


80 Personnel (32 Officers, 48 Enlisted) make up the Medical Department. The following are Key Positions:

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Surgeon
  • Nurse
  • Chief Counselor

To read more about these roles, and the other roles in this department, please review the Medical Positions.

Medical Policies and Procedures

Places of Note

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT
IMPORTANT ERRATA Medical DepartmentMedical PositionsDiseases and IllnessesFacilitiesMedicationsMedical DutiesMedical EquipmentMedical ProceduresMedical Scans and Tests
NOTABLE LOCATIONS SickbayChief Medical Officer's OfficeChief Counselor's Office
PERSONNEL FUNCTIONS Alert StatusCabin AssignmentsComputer Access LevelsDeck ListingDepartment HeadDuty RosterOperating ModesSecurity ClearancesRank GuideRank ComparisonsUniforms
DEPARTMENTS CommandStrategic OperationsOperationsFlight ControlEngineeringSecurityTacticalIntelligenceMedicalScienceStarfighter SquadronMarinesMACOCivilians