Nurse Hortak was one of Doctor Julian Bashir's Bajoran assistants in the infirmary aboard Deep Space 9.
In 2371, she called Dr. Bashir to inform him that his patient, a teenage Jem'Hadar boy, had escaped the infirmary and was loose in the Promenade. (DS9: "The Abandoned")
This character appeared as an off-screen voiceover.
According to the script for this episode, her name was pronounced as "HOR-yak".