Professional certification validates specialized knowledge, indicates professional growth, and enhances professional credibility as well as providing intrinsic rewards of personal satisfaction and accomplishment. Certified administrators have reported in the ACHCA member satisfaction survey an increased access to job-related authority and better professional opportunities in their workplace. Furthermore, the recognition of administrators’ knowledge and expertise is associated with feelings of empowerment.
ACHCA offers unique opportunities for personal growth! Health care professionals may choose to pursue advanced credentialing through the ACHCA certification process or advance to Fellowship–the ultimate recognition of individual achievement within our profession. Either way, colleagues find that the rewards of professional advancement are immediate, tangible, and career-affirming.