Adjunct Associate Professor Naomi Dobroff is the Chief Nursing Information Officer (CNIO) at Monash Health in Victoria. She is a registered nurse and has a Master’s Degree in Public Health. Naomi was awarded as Adjunct Associate Professorship within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Deakin University in 2016. Naomi is the Chair of the Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). She is also a Board member of the Nurses Board of Victorian Legacy Limited (NBVLL).
Naomi has over 20 years of nursing and health care experience, initially focused on clinical nursing in areas of acute medicine, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, palliative care and indigenous health. Since 2004 Naomi has worked in senior administrative roles including informatics, management, policy, project and leadership roles within major public health services. More specifically Naomi has worked in roles such as a Nursing Informatics Manager, a Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Operations and as a Deputy Director of Nursing Strategy.
In her current role as CNIO at Monash Health, Naomi is the healthcare executive responsible for leading and advocating for the nurses and midwives in the appropriate implementation of Clinical Information Systems that affect the provision of care to Monash Health patients. In this role she is responsible for leading change in the digitisation of healthcare practice and processes for over 7000 nurses and midwives. This includes the Electronic Medical Record program which is underway with implementation expected in mid-2019. Naomi manages the Nursing Informatics team, leads the Nursing Benefits Strategy and manages the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Subject Matter Experts for this program.