Hospice’s Warden earns certification

Wendy Smith Warden, director of Human Resources at Mountain Hospice in Belington, has earned certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

Smith Warden first achieved certification in December 2011 and recently completed an additional 60 credits of education to re-certify through December 2017.

The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that an HR practitioner possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the field.

“Certification as a human resource professional clearly demonstrates a commitment to personal excellence and to the human resource profession,” said Mary Power, CAE, executive director of the HR Certification Institute.

To become certified, an applicant must pass a comprehensive examination and demonstrate a strong background of professional human resource experience.