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Erik Patterson

Erik Patterson

Hiring Traning and Retention Manager


Manchester, MI

Hiring Traning and Retention Manager at DPSS UMHHCSS





University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Security Services

Security Expert

Hiring, Training and Retention Manager, 2004 – Present
Rank of Lieutenant. Market title - Administrative Manager Associate Healthcare, Responsible for the departments’ human resources tasks. Oversees and conducts all hiring and promotional processes for the department. Oversees and tracks all training for the department. Conducts multiple training sessions on a variety of topics. Researches and creates original training for the department and the health system. Designed, created, and maintains three web pages for the department. Preforms direct supervision. Helped to establish the institutions work place violence prevention program.

Investigator/Supervisor, 2003-2004
Rank of Sergeant. Conducted criminal, non-criminal and administrative investigations for the institution. Reduced loss and limited liability for the institution in a multitude of ways. Assisted with uniformed operations direct supervision. Utilized state of the art surveillance and alarm systems.

Lead Security Officer, 2001- 2003
Rank of Corporal. Charter member of the departments loss prevention unit. Conducted complex investigations. Wrote complicated and detailed reports. Testified in court and administrative hearings. Conducted covert and overt surveillances. Created, piloted, and maintains the departments’ PDA program.

Security Officer, 1994- 2001
Provided security for the health system. Worked directly with health care staff to manage aggressive and violent patients, visitors and staff. Conducted complex criminal investigations utilizing state of the art CCTV, access control, and alarm systems.

Career medium 06
Career medium 03

ERIM (Environmental Research Institute of Michigan)

Security Officer

ERIM was a department of Defense subcontractor. Attained DOD Secret clearance and was responsible for document control, access control and general security of ERIM's property and facilities. Was employed by Burns / Nationwide Security and contracted to ERIM.


Michigan State Police Post #42

Law Enforcement Intern

Received practical, first hand experience in police and court procedures while participating in State Police supervised field training.

Education medium 04

University of Michigan Health System

Health System Manager Development Program

Masters Series on Leadership March 24, 2010
Foundations of Teaching and Learning, April 25, 2013
Foundations of Supervision, July 39, 2004
Essentials for Leading a Diverse Workforce


Western Michigan University

Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice

Majored in Criminal Justice, Minored in Sociology. Completed KVCC police academy as part of degree and was MLETOC Police Officer certifiable at time of graduation.

Education medium 05

Tecumseh High School

Diploma, College Prep