FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Medical Clinic (PMC) continue to expand their cancer care team with the addition of nurse practitioner Jaime Delivuk.
Delivuk previously worked with oncology patients at FirstHealth of the Carolinas and worked as an emergency department nurse at FirstHealth’s Moore Regional Hospital – Hoke campus.
She earned her Masters of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2022 from Georgetown University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pacific Lutheran University.
Delivuk said she was excited to join FirstHealth/PMC to treat oncology patients.
“I’m thrilled to be back with the FirstHealth and PMC team in my new role because the teams and both organizations are amazing,” said Delivuk. “This team feels like family. Working in medicine is truly rewarding and I continue to look forward to what the future holds.
Delivuk said she discovered her interest in medicine and her joy in helping others in high school.
“I used to clean and dress wounds when friends got hurt and try to help people when they were sick. I found joy in doing this. After high school I decided I wanted to become a nurse to help people,” she said. “I then joined the military as a medic to ensure I could handle the medical field, and in doing so I found my true calling. I can positively impact the lives of others and I keep this in mind every day.
Outside of work, Delivuk said she enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies and reading a good book. She also spends time outdoors hiking, snowboarding, and swimming.
As part of FirstHealth’s growing cancer services team, Delivuk and the rest of the PMC team will soon care for patients under one roof at FirstHealth Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In addition to state-of-the-art treatment facilities, the four-story, 120,000-square-foot center will house palliative care services, research and clinical trials, patient and physician navigation and support services. caregivers, nutrition services and a dedicated wellness centre. center. Construction work on the center began in May 2021 and the center is expected to open to patients in early 2023.
To learn more about cancer services offered by FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Medical Clinic, call (888) 520-0694 or visit www.nccancercare.org.