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Table 2 Summarized duties of mid and senior level clinical officers (COs)

From: The role of Clinical Officers in the Kenyan health system: a question of perspective

Mid-level COs Senior level COs
Duties outlined in Table 1 plus: Management of Clinical Services involving:
A. Training of community health workers A. Formulation of clinical services policies
B. Secretary to Health Committees B. Maintenance of clinical standards and ethics
C. Management of clinical services in a Provincial/ District hospital or health center C. Deployment of clinical officers in the Ministry
D. Curriculum development, its implementation and evaluation D. Training and development of clinical officers
E. Partnership for development that involves liaising with division heads on health services. E. Staff performance appraisal
F. Planning, implementation and Supervision of curriculum development;
G. Evaluation of training program
  H. Research