On December 14, 2009 a member of Delray Medical Center’s nursing team was sworn into the United States Army at the hospital’s campus in Delray Beach, FL.
Cary Parfitt, RN, took his oath during a 4:00 p.m. ceremony under the flag pole at Delray Medical Center’s main entrance with Jennifer Schultz, RN, BSN.
“I feel that my education and experience at Delray Medical Center has prepared me well for my new role in the Army,” Parfitt said. “My work here at the hospital has definitely helped me cultivate a strong sense of responsibility and community commitment.”
Schultz has been an RN since 1995, and currently is the hospital’s Program Manager for the New Graduate Residency Program, Versant, as well as, Critical Care Educator. She has been in the U.S. Army Reserves since March 2004, when she was commissioned as a First Lieutenant. Currently, Schultz’s rank is Captain and she serves as the Training Officer for the 331st Minimal Care Detachment in Perrine, FL.
Parfitt received his nursing license earlier this year and is currently a nurse in Delray Medical Center’s Emergency Department. While in nursing school, he also worked in the hospital’s Emergency Department as a paramedic.
Parfitt was sworn in as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.