Why Should You Hire One?

What is a Certified Radiology Administrator?

Finding the right talent to lead your medical imaging department can be a challenge. In a sea of degrees, experiences and qualifications, how do you cut to the chase and find the administrator with the high-quality skills and knowledge you need?

CRA-credentialed professionals give you an edge. The Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credential is an exam-based certification tailored specifically to medical imaging administration. When you hire a CRA, you are hiring a professional with tested, proven skill and knowledge in:
  • human resource management
  • asset resource management
  • fiscal management
  • operations management
  • communication and information management

In short, the CRA credential verifies the specific knowledge and skills you need to lead your imaging team.

Hiring a CRA means your administrator has:
  • Validated high-level experience
  • Advanced understanding of the principals of the imaging business
  • Demonstrated ability in the specific skills you need in your imaging management team
  • Certified high standards of achievement
Seek a CRA certified individual and find the right talent for your organization.

Want more information?

CRAs, state by state: View a current list of CRAs sorted by state here.

CRA Domains: The CRA credential certifies a standard of excellence in imaging administration, centered on skill and knowledge of 5 carefully studied and tested domains—the CRA certification is meaningful because it is based on sound research of the profession of imaging management. You can download the complete list of skills and knowledge tested on the CRA exam here and find out more about how the domains were developed and what the mean to CRA certification here.

Recruitment Expert’s View of the CRA: Click here to read what Olga Smith Zakharenko, MD, Senior Search Consultant in Radiology and Imaging Services for HealthLinx Executive Search, Inc has written about what the CRA credential means to her clients and the healthcare industry.

CRA and Skills Verification: Roland Rhynus, CRA, FAHRA, Administrative Director of Imaging Services at Florida Hospital, discusses the CRA credential and its relationship to CI and skills verification here.

Stand out in a Crowd: The CRA credential can help you cut through resume overload and find the right candidate for the position.  Find out more here.

Why Hire a CRA? Want a printout on why hiring a CRA is a smart move? You can download a .pdf version here.

CRA: An Individual and Organizational Hallmark of Success: Past RACC Public Commissioner Phyllis S. Butterworth, discusses how CRA certified professionals are the perfect fit for an organization committed to quality.