This post is vital for the good functioning of the syndicate.
A sick terraformer cannot dig, he thus brings back nothing to the syndicate and cannot develop.
Which competence has to have the medic ?
He needs enough dexterity to handle the sting of care.
To be an effective medic it is necessary to have a lot of dexterity because it makes lower the cost of the care. It is also necessary to have a good couple survival / constitution not to have hypothermia (a sick nurse cannot look.).
A good medic has to connect regularly during the day (especially by cold time) to look after the union members who take place in the infirmary (it contains 8 beds, the nurse can thus look after 8 patients in the stride).
Contrary to the medical stase, the care are immediate and the sum is taken in the Slush fund.