Below are the positions held on a ship or starbase for medical. Also below are the different medical codes used.

MEDICAL POSITIONS

Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
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. 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 (ACMO)
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.

Chief Surgeon, Surgeon. Medical Officer
Medical Officer 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 Asst. Chief. Medical Officers also run the other Medical areas not directly overseen by the Chief Medical Officer, such as the surgery area.

Head Nurse
The Head Nurse oversees all the Nurses currently aboard. Ensuring they are assigned to task and working as required in there area. Additionally the Head nurse performs the normal duties of the nurse, assisting the Duty Medical Officer in sickbay.

Nurse
Nurses are trained in basic medical care, and are capable of dealing with less serious medical cases. In more serious matters the nurse assist 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.

EMH (Emergency Medical Hologram)
Two EMH programs are currently available, the longer term Mark II and the short term Mark I. Developed to act as the Chief Medical Officer as and when required, this program can also be activated to provide additional assistance to the real Chief Medical Officer. the EMH is programmed with all current medical knowledge and has the ability to learn as required. Additionally the EMH can take on any other medical role as required by the ship/facility.

Physician's Mate (PM) (NCO)
The Physician¹s Mate trains and supervises Medical crewmen in departmental operations, repairs, and protocols; maintains duty assignments for all Medical personnel; leads triage and emergency medical efforts when necessary; co-ordinates all personnel cross-trained in emergency medical operations; and is qualified to temporarily act as Chief Medical Officer (except where surgical procedures must be performed) if so ordered. The Physician¹s Mate reports to the Chief Medical Officer.y on Ardana which is known to cure certain biological plagues. Raw zienite emits an odorless, colorless gas that retards the intellect and stimulates violence.

MEDICAL CODES

Code Red - Fire/Smoke

Code Blue - Medical Emergency (usually responded to by the nearest staff, and the Medical Emergency Team (hence the phrase 'MET Call')

Code Purple - Bomb threat

Code Yellow - Internal

Code Black - Personal Threat (Unruly patients, abusive visitors, R'dan rebels etc)

Code Brown - External

Code Orange - Evacuation