Salary Scales Of Government Employed Clinical Officers in Kenya And How To Become One

Salary Scales Of Government Employed Clinical Officers And How To Become One

Those who pursue a course in clinical medicine and surgery in accredited colleges or universities become clinical officers upon successful completion of their courses.

Among the accredited colleges to offer this course is the Kenya medical training college, through its campuses that are distributed throughout the country.

To qualify for a course in clinical medicine at KMTC, one must;

  • Have a KCSE certificate with an overall grade of C plain and above.
  • Have scored a C plain in one of the languages and biology at KCSE.
  • Have scored a C minus in chemistry or physics.
  • Have scored a C minus in mathematics or in any of the physical sciences.
  • Be interested and committed in pursuing the course in an intensive learning atmosphere to avoid dropping out prematurely.

Upon successful completion of the course, one should register with a clinical officers’ council to become a registered clinical officer. It is also advisable that you do a short course in basic computer applications to increase competency levels since knowledge in computer has become a basic requirement in any employment firm.

Read also:Doctors’ Salary Scales in Kenya and How to Become One.

The lowest employment cardre for clinical officers is the registered clinical officer 3 and the highest cardre is senior director, clinical services. The lower scales at job group H, J, and K normally comprise of clinical officers who are in their internship, expecting to rise upon gaining proper experience.

Apart from the basic salaries, there are several allowances, which even raise the net salary further.

  Salary P.M in Kshs.
Designation J/G Min max
Registered Clinical Officer 3 H 24,580 28,760
Registered Clinical Officer 2 J 28,760 31,020
Registered Clinical Officer I K 31,020 41,590
Senior Registered Clinical Officer L 35,910 45,880
Chief   Registered   Clinical   Officer M 41,590 41,590
Chief    Registered    Clinical    Officer I / P 77,527 103,894
Assistant    Director    Clinical Services P 77,527 103,894
Senior Assistant Dir., Clinical Services Q 89,748 120,270
Senior director, clinical services R 121,270 180,090

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