Bryant Receives National Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) Credential

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Tim Bryant, CRA, MBA, RT(R)(N), manager, Radiology & Cardiopulmonary Services, Camden Campus, has received the credential of Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) through the Radiology Administration Certification Commission (RACC). “We are very proud of Tim’s accomplishment and his dedication to advancing his expertise and knowledge,” says Howard W. Sepp, Jr., FACHE, vice president/administrator, Camden Campus. “Tim has played a significant role in ensuring the Radiology department at the Camden Campus continually offers high quality, safe care for our community, and this professional distinction, which is only accomplished by a select few in his field, is evident of his commitment.” Bryant joined the staff at Southeast Georgia Health System–Camden Campus in 2007. Prior to joining the Health System, Bryant served in a similar capacity in the U.S. Air Force. A 20 year veteran, he served as an X-ray and Nuclear Medicine Technologist, in both patient care and supervisory roles. Bryant ended his military career as a Radiology Department Manager near Anchorage, AK. Bryant is active in The American Healthcare Radiology Administrators, and serves as Vice President of Programs for the Kings Bay Council of the U.S. Navy League. He holds a Masters in Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Columbia Southern University, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Southern Christian University, and an associate degree in Radiologic Technology and Nuclear Medicine Technology. He is also nationally registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in both Radiologic Technology and Nuclear Medicine. Bryant resides in Woodbine, GA. Karen S. Beaver, CRA, MBA, director, Radiology, Brunswick Campus, also holds the CRA designation. The Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) program is the first and only credentialing opportunity recognizing the range of skills and expertise an imaging administrator possesses. The credential was designed to recognize professional competencies in five key medical imaging management areas: -Financial Management -Communication and Information Management -Human Resource Management -Operations Management -Asset Management Candidates who meet education and experience requirements and pass a national examination are awarded the credential CRA. Since 2002, more than 1000 imaging professionals have earned the only credential that recognizes medical imaging management excellence, with only 31 CRAs in the state of Georgia.