The Director of Clinical Risk Management & Patient Safety reports to the Chief Nursing Executive and works collaboratively with the General Counsel and the Risk Management team. Leads and manages projects to achieve AltaMed's outpatient department goals related to risk management, loss prevention and patient safety. Identifies, handles, and investigates potential clinical risks or liabilities. The main focus will be to recommend policy changes in accordance with legislative changes and clinical quality concerns. Additionally, implements and improves systems and processes to monitor, follow up and reduce the incidence of adverse events and enhance patient safety throughout all departments within the associated sites. Analyzes clinical risk management data, develops and conducts clinical risk educational programs, complying with clinical risk management related standards by Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. Responsible to effect change through promoting patient safety, enhancing quality care and minimizing clinical loss to protect the assets of the organization. Promote and sustain patient safety from a risk perspective. Develops educational plans and/or delivers training designed to enhance patient safety and risk reduction. Provides consultation in the areas of patient safety and risk mitigation.