Solving Healthcare’s Top Talent Acquisition and Retention Challenges

A PeopleScout Webinar

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the U.S. healthcare labor market will grow by 29 percent in the next decade. Meanwhile, the pool of qualified candidates appears to be shrinking, presenting healthcare employers with mounting recruiting challenges. To remain competitive in the tightening healthcare talent landscape, organizations need to rethink the way they acquire and retain talent.

Join PeopleScout Healthcare Workforce Leaders Brett Bryner and Don Sonck and special guest speaker Matthew Gosney, Ed.D., vice president, organizational development at UC Health, for an engaging discussion as they explore some of the top healthcare recruiting and retention challenges today, including:

  • Talent shortages
  • Advancements in talent technology
  • Evolving candidate expectations
  • Fluctuations in hiring volume
  • Engaging and retaining top talent


Title: Solving Healthcare’s Top Talent Acquisition and Retention Challenges
Date: On-demand
Time: On-demand
Duration: 60 minutes


Dr. Matthew Gosney, Vice President of Organizational Development and Learning Services, UCHealth
Dr. Matthew Gosney is the Vice President of Organizational Development and Learning Services for UCHealth, a 23,000 employee academic healthcare system headquartered in the Denver Metro area. In this role, Dr. Gosney provides executive leadership and oversight for all talent management and organizational development initiatives, including; performance management, succession planning, leadership development, executive coaching, onboarding, HR analytics, employee engagement and retention, and diversity and inclusion. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University and the University of Central Oklahoma, respectively, and a Doctorate of Education in Human Resource Development from the University of Arkansas. Dr. Gosney is also a published author, serving as the lead author of “The History of Human Resource Development: Understanding the Unexplored Philosophies, Theories, and Methodologies” and co-editor and contributing author of “Bridging the Scholar-Practitioner Gap in Human Resource Development.” He resides in Parker, Colorado with his wife and two boys.

Brett Bryner, Healthcare Workforce Leader, PeopleScout
Brett Bryner is responsible for the development of enterprise-grade workforce recruitment solutions for large health care organizations. He has an extensive background working in business development and sales leadership roles with Fortune 1000 healthcare recruitment organizations in the hospital, healthcare systems, university, state institutions and large medical group sectors. He also has a background with full, partial cycle and recruiter on demand RPO development in clinical and non-clinical recruitment settings. Brett holds a bachelor’s degree from Biola University.

Don Sonck, Healthcare Workforce Leader, PeopleScout
Don Sonck has worked with healthcare organizations for more than 25 years working on solutions that have saved hospitals and outpatient facilities millions of dollars. Responsible for the development of enterprise-grade workforce recruitment solutions, Don has a background in operations, finance, sales, consulting and custom project delivery. Most recently, he has supported electronic healthcare record implementations, clinical and non-clinical staffing initiatives and labor utilization efficiency consulting across the United States and Europe. Don holds a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University.

PeopleScout is the world’s largest RPO provider managing talent solutions that span the global economy, with end-to-end MSP capabilities supporting total workforce needs. The company’s thousands of forward-looking talent professionals provide clients with the edge in the people business by consistently deliverying now while anticipating what’s next. Affinix™, PeopleScout’s proprietary talent acquisition platform, empowers faster engagement with the best talent through an AI-driven, consumer-like candidate experience.