The term medic is generally used to describe anyone working in the field of medicine ranging from doctors to nurses and even medical students. More specifically, a medic is a professional who has undergone specialized training in emergency diagnostics and treatment of a wide range of conditions. You might decide to work in the military to provide combat casualty or trauma care on battlefields. You will be referred to as a combat medic who provides continuous medical care to military personnel injured on the battlefield. Your responsibilities might also include leading a team of medics, managing a department, or teaching and supervising trainee doctors.
Becoming a medic will require grit, physical stamina, compassion, listening skills, patient care, health care, BLS, and communication skills. A bachelor's degree is the most commonly required qualification for this position. It also helps to get certifications like Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Basic Life Support (BLS). The average annual salary is $36,000.